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Schaeffler chosen for UN’s sustainability leaders list

Added: 20 Apr 2021

The United Nations has selected the Schaeffler Group as one of its 50 global sustainability & clima…

IMechE appoints Space Agency’s Bunn as new chief executive

Added: 20 Apr 2021

UK Space Agency international director Dr Alice Bunn has been appointed as the next chief executive…

Make UK survey predicts 'superdeduction' investment boost for manufacturers

Added: 6 Apr 2021

The introduction of the 'superdeduction' tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investmen…

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Pandemic fails to stop rise in UK manufacturing’s R&D spend

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Research & development spending in the UK manufacturing industry rose 4.4% rise last year despite t…

Siemens steps up industrial network training to plug skills gap

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Siemens has boosted its professional training offering in industrial networks to combat the skills …

Drop in UK businesses’ patent applications in Europe, reports EPO

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Patent applications filed by UK businesses in Europe fell slightly in 2020, according to data publi…

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Make UK broker service aims to ease customs headaches

Added: 22 Mar 2021

UK manufacturing firms facing complex post-Brexit customs declarations are in line to benefit from …

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Coventry seeks to prove where there’s muck, there’s green fuel 

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Coventry University researchers are working alongside water utility Severn Trent and the Organics G…

New energy efficiency law ‘could extend product life by a decade’

Added: 10 Mar 2021

Tough new energy efficiency legislation to save on millions of tonnes of electrical waste were anno…

Certification enhances Siemens’ cyber credentials

Added: 23 Feb 2021

Siemens UK has been awarded the coveted Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification required for orga…

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CIPD report shows encouraging rise in employer recruitment plans

Added: 23 Feb 2021

The number of employers saying they intend to boost jobs has risen for the second quarter, says the…

North West Made Smarter programme secures renewed government support

Added: 22 Feb 2021

The North West’s pilot to boost productivity and employment by providing SME manufacturers access t…

National Manufacturing Awards provide welcome boost

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Sheffield based employeee-owned company Gripple scored a hat trick of wins at the Make UK National …

Engineering leads the way as National Apprenticeship Week highlights lockdown challenges

Added: 9 Feb 2021

School lockdowns and exam cancellations mean many students, and their parents, could be missing out…

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UCAS confirms sea change in take up of university engineering places

Added: 5 Feb 2021

Engineering has seen a massive rise in popularity among university students, a fact confirmed by th…

ECITB prepares to expand its global training reach

Added: 3 Feb 2021

UK Government-sponsored skills body the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) an…

EAS chief Karsanbhai takes over as David Farr steps down from helm at Emerson

Added: 3 Feb 2021

CEO of Emerson David Farr is to step down this week after two decades at the head of the global tec…

Scientist gives new meaning to concept of robot dancing

Added: 3 Feb 2021

A quantum physicist seeking to break down the walls between art and science has put theory into pra…

Work completed on Birmingham University’s £46.5 million School of Engineering

Added: 3 Feb 2021

Birmingham university has taken possession of its newly built School of Engineering premises, which…

STEM sisters sing out for women in science

Added: 25 Jan 2021

A new online show has harnessed art in the cause of women in science, in an effort to interest prim…