RS Components is holding an event to celebrate the government’s Year of Engineering (YoE) campaign in London’s King’s Cross at which the Titan II innovation truck will be present. RS President EMEA, Mike England, will be available for media interviews to discuss RS’ partnership with YoE, as part of its mission to inspire tomorrow’s engineers.
The week long event will see 500 students – as well as local organisations and businesses – engage in inspiring activities held on Titan II, the 35-tonne vehicle, which offers technologies used in industry today including RS’ DesignSpark platform, Raspberry Pi, 3D printing, robotics, IoT, virtual reality and augmented reality.
Also in attendance will be participants of RS’ Portrait of an Inventor series, including Ambionics Founder Ben Ryan. Additionally, there will be engineers present from the BrightSparks class of 2018 – the Electronics Weekly-RS initiative to celebrate the most talented electronic design engineers in the UK.
Stephen Metcalfe, Conservative MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock and Apprenticeship Ambassador and Government Envoy for The Year of Engineering, will also visit Titan II. Other organisations at the event will include the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Camden Council and UK property developer Argent.
The YoE campaign runs throughout 2018, with the aim of raising awareness of STEM subjects and celebrating the world of engineering to inspire young people to enter the industry.