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Mark Gradwell

Editor, Electronic Product Design & Test [EPDT]


Email : mark.gradwell@imlgroup.co.uk


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      UK manufacturing & electronics in rude health... (07/02/2019)

      Along with many of you, I recently visited Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019 in Farnborough, the first major exhibition in the sector's trade show calendar. The show was refreshingly big, busy and buzzy – with exhibitors encouragingly and overwhelmingly positive and upbeat about the show, the industry and their business. Bravo, Southern – and UK manufacturing!

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      Top 10 stories in January 2019... (04/02/2019)

      Already one month into 2019, we thought it would be interesting to review the most popular stories – as decided by the readers – on EPDT’s website & newsletter during January 2019...

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      STEM Matters: Was 2018 the Year of Engineering?… (01/02/2019)

      Hopefully, you already know that the Year of Engineering was a government campaign in 2018 that aimed to widen the pool of young people considering engineering as a career.

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      EPDT magazine February 2019 issue now available online (01/02/2019)

      This month’s issue, available in print or digital editions, contains features on Wireless technologies and Medical applications.

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      EPDT blogs: hear from industry experts... (31/01/2019)

      EPDT Editor, Mark Gradwell sets out his vision for EPDT's blogs section, which features viewpoints, opinion, business news & comment from industry experts.

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      Top 12 stories on EPDT in 2018... (08/01/2019)

      As 2019 begins, we thought it would be interesting to look back at the most popular stories – as decided by the readers – on EPDT’s website & in its newsletter during 2018...

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      Editor’s comment: New beginnings… (04/01/2019)

      As we enter 2019, there are new beginnings too here at EPDT – but we remain dedicated to finding and delivering the best electronics design, manufacturing & test stories for you!

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      Editor's comment: Disruptive megatrends that will influence industry in 2019... (03/01/2019)

      Welcome to EPDT’s IoT & Industry 4.0 supplement. Whether you call it IoT (or IIoT, for its industrial flavour), Industry 4.0 (or Industrie 4.0 in Germany, where the term originated), smart factories, the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) or another synonym – this area continues to be a hot topic.

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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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      NIDays 2018: future faster… (02/01/2019)

      NIDays London, National Instruments’ annual user conference & exhibition in the UK, brought together >300 engineers, scientists, researchers & industry leaders to learn about industry best practices in the development, automation and performance of test & measurement systems at a brand-new central London venue, The Mermaid.

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      Editorial: Deep Tech – where engineering meets scientific discoveries… (02/01/2019)

      I recently attended the TechWorks Industry Summit. TechWorks claim to be at the core of the UK deep tech community – with the ambition to develop the UK's position as a global technology super-power by harnessing its fantastic engineering & scientific innovation…

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      EPDT magazine January 2019 issue now available (02/01/2019)

      This month’s issue contains features on Software technologies and Military & Aerospace applications, plus EPDT’s regular IoT & Industry 4.0 supplement.

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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...

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      Introducing EPDT's October '18 issue! (01/10/2018)

      This month’s issue contains features on RF & microwave technologies and Automotive applications – and our cover story (p23) explains why affordable, scalable and reliable high-precision GNSS positioning will be essential for autonomous driving.