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Cambridge Tech Podcast, Show Notes 13: We’re all in manufacturing now

This week we chat with Tim Minshall, who is the Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation and Head of Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

In a wide-ranging conversation we discuss a breadth of topics covering engineering, manufacturing and innovation, including:

  • Why he carries a kettle switch around with him!

  • The role of Ifm

  • Investor sentiment for manufacturing vs. software

  • The German model of medium-sized firms

  • The perception of engineering and the knock-on effect at school level

  • STEM and skills supply

  • Logistics and supply chain

  • Sustainability

  • Can Cambridge make a difference?

  • Tim’s upcoming book

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