Venture Capital Funding

Foresight WAE Technology to invest £20m in engineering start-ups in 2023

London-based VC backing up to 15 hardware engineering start-ups with £500,000 to £3m investments


Entrepreneur interview: Sachin Dev Duggal, co-founder of Engineer.ai

The co-founder of engineer.ai wants firms to develop their own apps using his programme which he says requires little or no tech skills.

Human Resources

Where are all the women in engineering? UK lags behind

Human Resources

The rise of the engineer – Putting DevOps to work

Here, Alberta Bosco, senior product marketing manager of Puppet, analyses how the changing focus of technology is affecting salaries and job titles.


Why storytelling is crucial for engineers

Dr Kourosh Kayvani, Aurecon's global head of excellence and expertise discusses how storytelling can help engineers move on from being an ‘invisible profession’ into future makers.


“Engineers love a good challenge”: Confluent’s Jay Kreps on attracting talent

Jay Kreps talks about what he looks for when hiring for his fast-growth tech firm, Confluent, as it secures $50m to fuel its expansion.

Human Resources

Why female engineering students leave the field

Female engineers are leaving an already male-dominated engineering field due to a culture that does not take them seriously.


Too creative to be an engineer?

With a national emphasis on finding and developing talent in science, technology and mathematics, Liam Hayes looks at the most common stereotypes facing engineers today,


North-West engineering innovation centre one step closer

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) appoints architects and engineers for multi-million pound infrastructure project.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Jamie Constable’s Rcapital makes investment in engineering space

Turnaround investor Rcapital has closed its latest deal and backed instrumentation and monitoring business itmsoil.


VTL Group targets international growth following £4 million Business Growth Fund deal

A new manufacturing investment for the Business Growth Fund has seen it back precision-engineered components company VTL Group.


IP Group makes investment into reverse engineering business

Listed investment firm IP Group has made a play from the Finance for Business North East Technology Fund, a pot it manages.