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Mar
28
Tue
9:30 am NATEP NATIONAL SHOWCASE EVENT @ Manchester Conference Centre
NATEP NATIONAL SHOWCASE EVENT @ Manchester Conference Centre
Mar 28 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
NWAA are pleased to announce as part of our collaboration on the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP), we will be hosting the NATEP National Showcase 2017 on Tuesday 28th March at the Manchester Conference[...]
Mar
29
Wed
9:30 am Sales for Aerospace & Engineeri... @ Montgomery Room, Rushmoor Borough Council Offices
Sales for Aerospace & Engineeri... @ Montgomery Room, Rushmoor Borough Council Offices
Mar 29 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Aim: Sales skills  are the single most undervalued and misunderstood skills in business. Engineering businesses can dramatically improve their turnover  by implementing  effective sales techniques and a driven sales plan.  This course will increase the[...]
Apr
24
Mon
9:30 am Digital Marketing for Aerospace ... @ Vulcan Room, Rushmoor Borough Council Offices
Digital Marketing for Aerospace ... @ Vulcan Room, Rushmoor Borough Council Offices
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Aim:  Aids your comprehension of web marketing while helping you to understand how  to increase sales and boost your web ranking on the internet specifically for engineering and aerospace businesses. This will reduce your marketing[...]

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Farnborough College of Technology set for £16 million investment to improve Higher Education facilities

Posted on 28th February 2017 in Member Press Releases.

Farnborough College of Technology headteacher Virginia Barrett, who has now been in the role for nearly six month having started in September 2016, said it will expand the offer for students with special educational needs and boost the new 14-16 course guide Farnborough College of Technology is set for a £16 million development this summer, […]

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Defence industry called to tackle enduring challenges

Posted on 28th February 2017 in Industry News.

New competition opened by Defence and Security Accelerator Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin launched the Innovation Initiative’s £6m Accelerator Enduring Challenge today, seeking to fast-track the innovative ideas which will keep the UK and its Armed Forces safe and secure. Cutting-edge ideas like the life-saving device being developed by the University of Strathclyde to minimise […]

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Dubai’s plans to begin operating the world’s first aerial taxi service using autonomous passenger-carrying drones

Posted on 28th February 2017 in Industry News.

Dubai has announced plans to begin operating an aerial taxi service from July using passenger-carrying drones. The announcement was made by Mattar al-Tayer, Director-General of the city’s Roads and Transportation Agency at the World Government Summit held in Dubai in February. Mattar al-Tayer, Chairman of the Dubai RTA announced that Dubai would be introducing a […]

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Enterprise M3 LEP secures over £71 million in Growth Deal award

Posted on 28th February 2017 in Industry News.

 Award to fund development projects across South & West Surrey, North Hampshire and New Forest Planned investment to create and safeguard more than 15,000 jobs and unlock the delivery of over 6,000 new homes Priority areas for funding include transport, housing, enterprise and skills development The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has confirmed […]

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Employment Law Changes

Posted on 28th February 2017 in Industry News, Uncategorised.

Data protection – getting ready for 2018 changes In 2016 an EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed by the European Parliament with the purpose of harmonising data protection rules across the EU including in the UK. The regulation is due to come into effect in May 2018 and should become part of UK […]

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Farnborough College of Technology set for £16 million investment to improve Higher Education facilities

Posted on 14th February 2017 in Member Press Releases, Uncategorised.

Headteacher Virginia Barrett said it will expand the offer for students with special educational needs and boost the new 14-16 course guide Farnborough College of Technology is set for a £16 million development this summer, which will include expanding its provision for students in Higher Education. The work will involve refurbishing the Westminster Building, where […]

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MRO Regulatory Challenges Anticipated In 2017

Posted on 25th January 2017 in Industry News.

Aircraft maintenance may face some regulatory challenges in 2017, especially from the EU. Henry Canaday | As 2016 ended, the FAA was working on the final rule for aviation maintenance-technician schools. The agency aims to modernize their curriculums and make it easier to change them in the future. The FAA also wants to issue a […]

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