To coincide with its conference on Advances in Protective Clothing on 25 April 2012, the IOM3 Defence, Safety and Security Committee, with support from Dstl, organised a student design competition. The winners have now been announced.
This month the Institute was graced with the presence of royalty, as HRH The Prince Philip visited IOM3 following an awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Edinburgh presented Biocompatibles UK Ltd with the Prince Philip Award for Polymers in the Service of Mankind.
Eurocentric companies were alerted to opportunities outside the continent at the European Packaging Summit held in Berlin on 30-31 January 2012. Could developing countries stimulate cost-effective innovation?