Manufacturing Leadership

Industrial Strategy: time running out to offer input

Manufacturers - Prime Minister Theresa May will use her first regional Cabinet meeting to launch a modern Industrial Strategy.
Posted on 22 Mar 2017 by Nick Peters
UK manufacturers have until 17 April, 2017 to have thier voice and opinions heard by government in regards to its Industrial Strategy consultation, yet not enough small companies are making the most of the opportunity, according to Dr Steven Barr, managing director of the Hennik Edge consultancy.

Collaboration: when David meets Goliath

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When big meets small, slow meets fast and old meets young there are bound to be culture clashes. Nevertheless, ‘David and Goliath’ collaborations can and do bring many benefits to both parties. Dr Frank Tietze from the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing explores strategies that enable established companies and start-ups avoid the pitfalls and reap the rewards of cooperation.