Posts Categorized: 4c Design

Mark Craig | Mechatronics Engineer

What is Mechatronics? The term mechatronics breaks down to a combination of mechanics and electronics but since its inception has grown to encompass computer and control systems. This powerful fusion of interdisciplinary knowledge and engineering approach is vital to the automation of industrial manufacturing processes.  Why is it vital to industrial automation? Industrial automation would… Read more »

The ABCD of Innovation

Innovation

Innovation is everywhere. Funding calls, seminars, advice and my personal favourite elevator pitches (shudder). How can we make sense of it all and more importantly where do you start? If 20 years in design and engineering consultancy have taught me anything, it usually helps to start at the beginning. Possibly an obvious statement, but actually… Read more »

Should Design Be Front and Centre of Jobs, Skills and Services in the UK?

Design Council

Sarah Weir, Design Council Chief Executive, has called for design to be placed at the centre of rebuilding the post-election UK economy. An economy strong enough to tackle wide ranging social problems relating to health, social care and housing while raising living standards for all In a hard hitting message, she argues that a new,… Read more »