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Sourcing skills for next-gen factories

Manufacturing firms must help inspire young engineers as production plants embrace digital technologies, Matthew Dale finds

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The global photonics market is currently booming, having experienced significant growth in the last five years. It was reportedly worth €615bn last year (Photonik Forschung Deutschland organization).

However, accessing the skilled workforce required to use photonic technologies is proving challenging for many organisations.

The programme aims to inspire more than 3,500 local students aged 13-18 with first-hand experiences of engineering. (Image: Shutterstock/Gorodenkoff)

GE invests £2.5m in next generation of engineers

The programme aims to inspire more than 3,500 local students, providing first-hand experiences of engineering, and awarding financial support to pursue further education


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