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      electronica 2018 highlights: smart, safe & secure (03/01/2019)

      electronica is the world’s leading trade fair & conference for electronic components, systems, applications and solutions, held every two years at the renowned Messe München showground in Munich, Germany. EPDT editor, Mark Gradwell reports from the show…

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      STEM Matters: #TurnOnToElectronics… (03/01/2019)

      The launch of this STEM initiative designed to encourage more young people to develop their interest in, and go on to study engineering is uniquely interesting to EPDT, as it is specifically designed to shine a light on the UK’s electronics sector!

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      Editorial: Event season is upon us… (05/12/2018)

      Where has the year gone? At the time I was writing our December issue's editorial, I was making my final preparations to fly to Munich for electronica, the world’s leading trade fair for electronic components, systems, applications and solutions – the biggest and most important trade show in our industry.

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      STEM Matters: Inspiring the next generation of STEM heroes… (04/12/2018)

      If you’re a regular reader of my #STEMmatters column, you’ll know it often focuses on programmes and initiatives designed to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists. Horizon 2020, an EU framework programme funding research, technological development and innovation, has defined a set of seven societal challenges that address major concerns shared by citizens in Europe and elsewhere...

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      EPDT's December 2018 issue is now available! (03/12/2018)

      This month’s issue contains features on sensor technologies and industrial applications, plus EPDT’s regular Electronics Distribution supplement. Our cover story (p8) explores the roots and development of face recognition technology, as well as some of its key applications and technology to help implement it.

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      STEM Matters: Primary Engineer: STEM by stealth… (05/11/2018)

      Regular readers of my #STEMmatters column will be familiar with the fact that there are a whole range of institutions, organisations and initiatives doing good work here in the UK to raise awareness of and promote STEM education and careers – often with their own take, angle or approach. One organisation that has been on my radar for a while, but that I hadn’t yet had an opportunity to connect with directly, was Primary Engineer.

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      Editorial: Brief answers to big questions… (02/11/2018)

      Stephen Hawking’s final book has recently been posthumously published, following the book launch that took place at London’s Science Museum, with a panel of Stephen Hawking's family and peers. Here, EPDT Editor Mark Gradwell discusses the legacy and messages that the Professor has brought to the world...

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      EPDT's November 2018 issue is now available! (01/11/2018)

      This month’s issue contains features on Electromechanical technologies and Medical applications. Our cover story (p6) explores how medtech wearables are transitioning to ‘invisibles’.

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      STEM Matters: Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2018: The Big Assembly… (08/10/2018)

      Returning for the sixth year, Tomorrow’s Engineers Week will take place from the 5th to the 9th November 2018 – and aims to change perceptions of engineering among young people, their parents and teachers, to inspire future engineers...