MTA Members, including Group Rhodes, Renishaw and Delcam, are currently in India with the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg as part of a delegation focused on the aerospace sector. The three-day visit to India, with a 40-strong trade delegation, will take advantage of the opportunities presented by the new Indian government’s focus on economic growth. The delegation will be joined by Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. It is the first high-level trade mission to India since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected in May.
All 12 finalists in the Manufacturing Technology Association’s (MTA) annual Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge impressed the judges with their engineering talent.
Open to all Technology and Design students, the nation-wide competition is split into two age groups: 14-16 years old and 17-19 years old. The 12 finalists were chosen by the MTA’s Education and Training committee and the final judging and award ceremony took place on 9 July at the Yamazaki Mazak European Headquarters in Worcester.