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      Industrial strategy & digitalisation made smarter… (05/02/2018)

      At the time of putting together our February 2018 issue, Theresa May was prepping her big Cabinet reshuffle – which turned out not to be so big, after all. I also attended a briefing by Steve Brambley, Chief Executive-elect of GAMBICA. Steve was talking about GAMBICA’s viewpoint on the Government’s recently published Industrial Strategy white paper...

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      EPDT's February 2018 issue is now available (05/02/2018)

      Our latest issue covers wireless and medical areas, with a cover feature on how the technological demand from hospitals, practitioners and patients is driving miniaturised medtech.

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      STEM Matters: New insights to STEM the loss of prospective engineers (06/11/2017)

      This piece was inspired by a tweet that I saw from the Royal Academy of Engineering about an exciting venture it launched this month, developed in collaboration with the Institute of Physics and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation (established by David Sainsbury), and in association with educational data dashboard experts, SchoolDash.

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      State of the union for #UKMFG (03/11/2017)

      Last month, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, published the latest version of its annual UK manufacturing fact card. Striving to be the voice of British manufacturing and engineering (in the UK and Europe), EEF campaigns and lobbies extensively on behalf of UK manufacturing, and offers business support and training to its membership and the wider industrial community.

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      EPDT's November issue now available (01/11/2017)

      This month's issue contains stories on electromechanical technologies and medical applications, especially wearable patient care technology, as well as our regular Electronics Outsourcing supplement.

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      EPDT’s October issue now available (25/09/2017)

      EPDT’s October issue is now available, with a strong focus on communications technologies and automotive applications – our cover story discusses the security implications of connected cars.

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      STEM Matters: from little acorns... (13/09/2017)

      Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. I’m often reminded of this proverb when I think about STEM education and inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists...

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      EPDT's September issue now available (29/08/2017)

      EPDT’s September issue is now available, featuring the embedded topics of machine vision and graphical user interfaces; as well as lighting pieces on the powering and protecting of LEDs and UVC LED disinfection.

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      Congrats to Cardiff Racing: first-ever UK winners of Formula Student (18/08/2017)

      Formula Student (FS) is a student engineering competition held annually in the UK – and Europe’s most established educational motorsport competition. Run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and based on the original Formula SAE event, it challenges university student teams from around the world to design, prototype, build, test and race a small-scale, single seat formula-style racing car for autocross or sprint racing.