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The Institute boasts a wide demographic, with a third of all members being under the age of 35. To ensure the needs of these younger members were met, in 1967 the Institute formed the Younger Members’ Committee (YMC). Half a century later, the YMC celebrated with a special 50th Anniversary Dinner at IOM3 headquarters, London.

Winners of this year’s Education and Technician Awards gathered for a celebratory dinner at IOM3 headquarters in London on 2 November.

The Starpack Awards entry deadline was due to expire today, but in response to feedback we are extending the entry deadline to Tuesday 7 November 2017.

Free to attend afternoon discussion meeting on Friday 3 November dealing with the design of plastic components in order to ensure that they are robust and fit for purpose

Vidya Chamundaswari Narasimhan from Singapore wins with Biodegradable scaffold systems for musculoskeletal tissue regeneration with sustained release of multiple bio-molecules


Upcoming events

27 Nov 2017
Packaging Leadership Forum, EU is where more than 70 senior members of the Manucore community gather to debate, share ideas and network.
28 Nov 2017
This conference will discuss next steps for the UK’s industrial strategy following the General Election
28 Nov 2017
Aims to solve the key oil and gas materials and manufacturing challenge.
12 Dec 2017
Cleveland Institution of Engineers Company Visit
26 Jan 2018
Manchester Polymer Group Annual Dinner & Dance