18th International Conference in Manufacturing Research ICMR 2021

Incorporating the 35th National Conference in Manufacturing Research

Virtual Conference hosted by the University of Derby, UK

7 - 10 September 2021





University of Derby is very pleased to invite you to participate in the18th International Conference in Manufacturing Research ICMR 2021!

18th International Conference on Manufacturing Research Incorporating the 35th National Conference in Manufacturing Research Virtual Conference hosted by the University of Derby, UK 7 - 10th of September 2021. It will include keynote presentations by internationally renowned researchers and industrialists, as well as papers from academia and industry, exploring all core areas of Digital and Advanced manufacturing engineering.


Initiated by the Consortium of UK University Manufacturing and Engineering (COMEH), ICMR has been the UK's main manufacturing research conference for 35 years and an international conference since 2003 bringing researchers, academics and industrialists together to share their vision, innovation, knowledge and experience, and discuss emerging trends and new challenges.Previous conferences information can be found at ICMR2019 and ICMR2018.


Derby is distinguished by its excellence in engineering and technology. It is the major home of three of the global industry i.e. aerospace, railway and automotive. This is where Rolls Royce: https://www.rolls-royce.com Bombardier: https://uk.bombardier.com/en/home.html and Toyota: https://www.toyotauk.com/ are based in UK. It is claimed that Derby is the central of innovation and excellence in these two areas of industry.


Charles Rolls and Henry Royce founded Rolls-Royce Limited in 1904. Royce had built such a great car that Rolls decided to sell and market the car under the name 'Rolls-Royce'. The first car created by both men was the Rolls-Royce 10 HP. In addition to cars Rolls-Royce: https://www.catawiki.com/stories/4215-the-history-of-rolls-royce-in-10-interesting-facts also built jet engines. Their first example, the Rolls-Royce Eagle, was made in 1915. It was the first engine to make a non-stop trans-Atlantic crossing by aeroplane. It wasn't a jet engine however; jet engines came about soon after WWII.


Derby is one of the greenest city in East Midlands and blessed with the University of Derby (https://www.derby.ac.uk/) which is one of the most modern University in the region. The University is the HUB of the community and industry for Innovation in research, enterprise and education.

More information is available at https://www.lovederby.com/ & https://www.visitderby.co.uk/.

Conference Brochure and Submission:

The conference brochure for ICMR 2021 can be downloaded here and submission can be accessed at https://easychair.org/cfp/ICMR2021


Welcome to Derby!







DERBY City Centre



Bolsover Castle


Locko Park



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