Materials applications

A gateway to resources relating to the development and use of materials across all applications from biotechnology to engineering and construction

Materials underpin all engineering activities such as construction, electronics, aerospace, telecommunications, medicine and energy, and can be the key to providing greater efficiency and lower costs in all manner of industries.     

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A concise history of enamel

Materials applications resources

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A concise history of enamel

Upcoming events

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Adhesion 2022

15th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives provides a forum for the world’s adhesives and adhesion community to meet, present and discuss latest advancements.

  • Free

Materials Research Exchange 2022

Full of new insights about what materials research and innovations are taking place to help the UK recover, become more resilient and grow.

Business Design Centre London

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging Autumn 2022

An introduction to the industry for those starting out on an exciting career in packaging.


Awards in Materials Applications

Nominations for the 2022 IOM3 Awards & Prizes are now closed.

The full list of winners will be announced on the IOM3 website and Institute publications.

Information services

Are you looking for information or advice on materials? Our Information Services team can help you find relevant articles and literature from our extensive library collections and provide signposting to sources of advice.  

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IOM3 communities active in materials applications

Polymer Group

Adhesion & Adhesives Group

Composites Group