IOM3 has welcomed the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy published today and the steps laid out to move from a linear model to a more circular economy for electronics.
UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered the Spending Review today in which he announced the Government's spending priorities for 2021. Of main focus was the announcement of £55bln to help tackle COVID-19 next year as the country continues to battle the pandemic.
Due to continued uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the current market conditions, unfortunately, the Rolls 6 organising committee has taken the decision to cancel the conference, which had been scheduled to take place at One Great George Street, London on 23-25 June 2021.
IOM3 will be responding to the National security and investment: mandatory notification sectors consultation as part of the government’s reform of its powers to scrutinise and intervene in business transactions to protect national security.
IOM3 is pleased to see one of its Fellows Professor George Smith FRS CEng FIMMM recognised as Honorary Fellow of Royal Microscopical Society served for those who have made the most outstanding contributions to microscopy or related branches of science throughout their careers.
Today, HMRC has published the draft legislation for the introduction of a new tax on plastic packaging with less than 30% recycled content. This is to take effect from April 2022. IOM3 welcomes this progress and is glad to see some of the issues the Institute raised in its response complied in August 2020 addressed.
IOM3 is proud to launch its new logo, visual identity and website, devised to reinforce our Institute core values of being forward looking, dynamic, mindful, environmentally conscious, innovative and global.
New report from the National Engineering Policy Centre calls for greater investment in net zero capacity and digital transformation, and national workforce planning strategy to increase technical capability
On 21 October, IOM3 on behalf of the Iron & Steel Society held the annual Sir Henry Bessemer Lecture and Awards, delivered by the 2019 Bessemer Gold Medalist Professor Dave Worsley FIMMM, Professor of Engineering at Swansea University, UK.
The government’s Spending Review should include support for innovation, especially to achieve the aims of net zero emissions, resilient infrastructure and nationwide digitalisation, according to recommendations published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) today and signed by IOM3.
This year's Young Persons' Lecture Competition took place virtually on 23 September 2020 for the first time. Competitors gave a lecture of 15 minutes on a topic related to materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science and engineering.