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Driverless car unveiled by Formula Student

Driverless car unveiled by Formula Student
To mark the 20th anniversary of Formula Student, the student racing car event run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has launched a driverless element to the competition. Some teams have been tasked with developing a cost-effective software package to enable an Artificial Intelligence (AI) car to make its own decisions, and evolve to improve its own importance.  
13th July 2018

Farnell element14 signs European pact with IDEC

Farnell element14 signs European pact with IDEC
Farnell element14 has added IDEC, a supplier of industrial automation and control products to its European portfolio. The launch brings more than 900 IDEC products to Farnell element14 customers in Europe, including new 16mm and 22mm industrial switches, emergency stop safety products, safety enabling switches, stack lights, panel instrumentation, relays, power supplies and laser scanners.
13th July 2018

Why aren’t there enough women in tech and what can we do?

Why aren’t there enough women in tech and what can we do?
During London Tech Week Mike Butcher, editor at Tech Crunch hosted a panel evening with Clare Gilmartin, CEO at Trainline, Amali de Alwis, CEO at Code First: Girls, Ana Avaliani, of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Chi Onwurah, Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation to discuss the real reasons why there aren’t enough women in technology and what we can do about it.
11th July 2018


Flowmeter catalogue deal opens up international markets

Flowmeter catalogue deal opens up international markets
More flowmeter products from Titan Enterprises have been added to the Flow Sensors, Switches and Indicators section of the RS Components international product catalogue. Through a new agreement RS Components is now additionally offering the Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter, Process Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter and Pulsite Solo flow indicator.
10th July 2018

18th Wiring regulations edition highlights important changes

18th Wiring regulations edition highlights important changes
The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations – Requirements for Electrical Installations – co-published by the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) and BSI (British Standards Institution) is available from RS Components.
9th July 2018

Innovation truck at King’s Cross to support Year of Engineering

Innovation truck at King’s Cross to support Year of Engineering
RS Components has taken its 35-tonne innovation truck, Titan II, to King’s Cross in London in support of the government’s Year of Engineering (YoE) campaign. Over 500 students, as well as local businesses, engaged in fascinating activities in and around the truck, helping to celebrate the world of engineering and inspire young people to enter the profession.
6th July 2018

Fluid Power Challenge extended to Cambridgeshire schools

Fluid Power Challenge extended to Cambridgeshire schools
The successful national programme, The Secondary Engineer Fluid Power Challenge, which aims to attract secondary school pupils into engineering is being launched into schools in Cambridgeshire and East Anglia. The project is set to run during 2018/19 and aims to introduce over 200 14-year olds to the fun and challenge of building a pick and place robot arm using low cost materials and fluid power principles.
6th July 2018

Student’s embrace manufacturing technologies

Student’s embrace manufacturing technologies
The TDI Challenge final took place on Wednesday 4th July at, Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) member company, Yamakazi Mazak’s European headquarters in Worcester. This year saw an increased number of entries from across the UK, with a select few invited to Mazak to contest the final. Hundreds of students from across the UK submitted either their GCSE, A-Level or BTEC Design and Technology Course Work Projects to be judged by a panel of experts drawn from Industry.
5th July 2018

Thermography training for the UK and Ireland

Thermography training for the UK and Ireland
Accredited training organisation for the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, FLIR, has released forthcoming dates and venues for its Category one and two thermography courses.
5th July 2018

Gender imbalance in STEM careers addressed with returners programme

Gender imbalance in STEM careers addressed with returners programme
It has been announced that Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has partnered with STEM Returners to offer professional internships to engineers who have taken a career break. Each internship will last for 13 weeks and will see returnees undertake CV-worthy assignments with the organisation. By the end of 2018, SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business will be offering 10 placements in the North West, South West and South East respectively.
2nd July 2018


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