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Welcome to a collection of news stories from around the world on the themes of engineering and design.Click on the link beside each feature to read more.You can sort through the news items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.


Coronavirus - Essential Business Guide

All businesses are facing challenges in these unprecedented times. Wright Hassall have shared with us these latest legal guides for UK business in respect of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

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Election of Council

Notice is given of an election to fill vacancies on the Institution’s Council, in accordance with By-law 43, to take effect from the AGM to be held on Saturday 11 July 2020.

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2020 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Sustainability (#WE50) - Nominations now open until 27 April 2020

Founded by the Women's Engineering Society in 2016, the WE50 awards are a UK event linked to International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) - the global celebration of women in engineering that takes place on 23 June each year.

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COVID-19 Resource Database

The IPSE have established a database to share questions and knowledge linked to pharmaceutical engineering which may be of assistance in the Covid-19 crisis.

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Innovate UK Covid-19 fast-track competition launched today

Innovate UK has launched a £20m competition looking for business-led innovation in response to global disruption, closing 17 Apr. Up to £50k/project

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BSi introduces 11 new standards in response to Covid-19

Following the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), BSI has considered how they can actively support and contribute towards the collective efforts in mitigating the potential risks caused by this global health issue amongst the UK business community.

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Call out to IED members with access to 3D printing facilities

Mrs Swanepoel, D&T teacher from Balcarass School in Cheltenham has been working with the local NHS Cirencester Health Group to 3D print masks for use by the staff at the health centre.

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Engineers for the NHS Initiative

The IED are leading on a project, in conjunction with Keele University, to bring engineers and designers together to answer immediate challenges as set by NHS workers, patients, carers, the elderly and other sectors who may need engineering and design solutions as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Support for the NHS needed by our members!

Would you be prepared to volunteer to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic? Call re-issued and extended across the UK

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Helpsheet Coronavirus - updates on tax and other reliefs

We have been sent this very useful guide by our Accountants, Haines Watts, which contains some very useful information regarding COVID-19 and the business support measures that the Government are putting in place.

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