• Elevator doors could make use of the coating. Image courtesy AkzoNobel

    Powder coating puts emphasis on hygiene

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Increased demand for products that can improve hygiene has prompted AkzoNobel to accelerate the addition of antimicrobial properties to its Interpon D1000 and 2000 range of architectural powder coatings.
  • LEDs for 3D metal printing

    Materials World magazine
    Selective LED-based melting is the new technology being put forward for 3D metal printing to reduce production times for components for fuel cell or medical technology.
  • Younger Members’ Committee changing its name

    IOM3 Student & Early Career Committee (SECC)
    The Institute and its committees are always working to ensure that we stay in line with the ever-changing demands of today’s world. An area of improvement that has been identified is what is defined as ‘young’ in either academia or industry, in today’s world. Consequently, the YMC has reviewed its name and Terms of Reference to address the needs of those members no longer defined by age limits.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding under way

    IOM3
    We have now embarked on phase 2 of the project which involves incorporating activities that are currently administered on separate systems (such as events, training courses, awards, competitions, accreditation, sales, marketing and communications) into the new contacts management system.
  • Online public workshop dates added

    IOM3
    The Membership Team will be running a series of 10 ‘public’ Workshops over the April to June period for professional qualifications and becoming a Fellow.
  • Benefits of online STEM education investigated

    Materials World magazine
    Online and blended (online and in-person) STEM education can produce the same learning outcomes for students as traditional, in-person classes at a fraction of the cost, finds research published in Science Advances.
  • 2020 IOM3 award winners announced

    IOM3
    Congratulations to the winners of the Institute's awards, medals and prizes for 2020
  • Taylor and Francis suspends printing of journals

    IOM3
    The IOM3 publishing partner, Taylor & Francis (T&F) announced on 8 April 2020 that they have decided to stop printing journals from 10 April until further notice.
  • Q&A – Mike Clinch, Chair of IOM3 TCB

    IOM3
    Natalie Daniels speaks to TCB Chair Mike Clinch about working and leading the IOM3 Strategic Advisors.
  • Member Survey 2020 – have your say!

    IOM3
    The 2020 members survey is live. Have your say on the future of the Institute. As before we will be offering a £50 voucher prize draw for those who complete it.

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