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Nick Schweitzer pitch

Machine learning engineer named UK’s most promising young tech entrepreneur

The 25-year-old inventor of a machine learning tool to help brands uncover future ideas, has been named as the UK’s most promising young technology entrepreneur by the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub.

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Launchpad Competition

Royal Academy of Engineering to extend Enterprise Hub support to top international engineering entrepreneurs

Engineering entrepreneurs from around the world can now pitch for support from the Enterprise Hub to help them start a business in the UK, thanks to the Global Talent Enterprise Fellowships.

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Nationwide competition launched to find the future stars of UK engineering

A nationwide search has been launched to find the next generation of engineering stars in the UK. The ‘Future of Engineering’ competition aims to discover and promote the best of the UK’s up and coming leaders in engineering.

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the Taylor Centre

Taylor Centre opens to accelerate the innovations of tomorrow

The Royal Academy of Engineering is today opening the Taylor Centre, a new space that will underpin the growth of an increasingly vibrant and influential entrepreneurial community created by the Academy’s Enterprise Hub. It will help transform the UK’s best and brightest engineering technology entrepreneurs into the business leaders of tomorrow by providing a brand new place to network, work, and develop their skills.

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New automation technology takes stock in real-time

New system uses RFID and automation technology to immediately alert retailers if an item is in stock. Real-time stock information helps save time and increase sales. Data collected helps retailers shape stock decisions, store layout and shopping experience to increase sales in the future.

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Guests at the 2016 Launchpad awards

‘Musical Raspberry Pi’ inventor named UK’s most promising young tech entrepreneur

The 24-year-old inventor of a ‘Raspberry Pi for music’, which could empower children to create music without the complexity of traditional instruments, has been named as the UK’s most promising young technology entrepreneur by the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub.

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MOM incubator packed up

Launchpad 2015 winner mOm raises investment to make infant incubator

mOm raises £630,000 to develop their lifesaving infant incubator and establish itself as a medical company of the future.

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RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellowships uncover disruptive graduate innovations

The first RAEng 1851 Royal Commission Enterprise Fellowships have been awarded to four graduate entrepreneurs with disruptive early-stage engineering innovations tipped to shake up major industries around the world.

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Launchpad Competition for aspiring entrepreneurs is open

The Launchpad Competition helps to enable a budding engineering entrepreneur aged 16-25 to start a new business based on their engineering innovation and maximise the chances of its successful growth.

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