The Institution of Engineering and Technology (@TheIET) and Fashion District have announced the winner of the 2021 Manufacturing Futures Prize.
Biophilica was announced as the winner of the Manufacturing Futures Prize for Treekind™; an entirely plant-based, compostable leather alternative for the fashion industry. Highly Commended was awarded to Modern Synthesis, a bio-materials start-up making cellulose materials by growing microbes, and Nanoloom, a company that creates biodegradable fibre from a unique nanomaterial which is based on graphene.
As part of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (@TheIET) mission to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community, it is launching The IET Bookshelf – a virtual STEM book club directing people to compelling and thought-provoking reads.
As part of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (@TheIET) 150th anniversary, it has partnered with Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) to launch a competition for young people across the UK.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (@iet_lucknow) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) have published a report exploring the views and thoughts on the future manufacturing engineer.