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The global network for the materials cycle, promoting sustainability and greater circularity in the extraction, processing and use of natural resources


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UK renews overseas science links

Supporting you to be a champion of a low carbon, resilient and resource-efficient society

IOM3 member benefits include access to knowledge and information, career support, professional qualifications, training events, grants, achievement awards, access to networking groups and a free member magazine. Learn more about IOM3 membership and how we can support you.

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Upcoming events

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Adhesion 2024

16th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives


43rd Annual Cement & Concrete Science Conference

A platform for early career researchers to communicate the latest developments in cement and concrete science.


International Conference on Surface Science, Engineering & Technology

Let's do more than just 'touch the surface'! Join us to network and discuss advances in fundamental & applied aspects of surface technology to achieve original solutions towards important global challenges.



Upcoming courses

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Packaging Design for the Circular Economy

Exploring the context, principles, influences & considerations of designing, specifying & selecting more circular packaging

Grantham & virtual

Leadership & Management Autumn 2024

A one-day workshop designed to develop practical skills in managing staff beyond the basics


Critical Structural Integrity Challenges for Wind Energy Autumn 2024

Exploring the materials and structural integrity challenges facing this growing industry



2023 Annual Report

IOM3 has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2023.

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Our areas of expertise cover a broad spectrum of interests and sectors, with each offering associated community group networking opportunities, events and other relevant technical resources.

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