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The importance of innovation in engineering

At this year’s Advanced Engineering show, we took the opportunity to ask some of the UK’s most innovative companies and engineering start-ups about the importance of innovation in engineering. Here’s what they had to say...

Recently media focus has been on the latest Autumn Budget, which promised an additional £2.3 billion in UK R&D funding, ongoing Brexit negotiations and the OBR’s announcement predicting a downgrade in UK productivity.

Advanced Engineering 2017

At this year’s Advanced Engineering show, we took the opportunity to ask some of the UK’s most innovative companies and engineering start-ups about the importance of innovation in engineering, and about potential barriers they might face.

Although there’s uncertainty about what the year ahead might bring, there’s one thing we can be sure of: the vital role played by innovation in the UK.

To find out how MPA can help you fund your next innovation, get in touch

Talitha Heaton
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Talitha Heaton Marketing Executive

My role in the marketing team is relatively varied – which is something I love about working at MPA. Recently, I’ve worked on our new brand as well as the development of Nova, our new service offering. In marketing, we’re always trying to find better, more effective ways of communicating with innovative businesses across the UK. Our aim is to raise awareness of the support available to these businesses and ensure receiving that support is as easy as possible.