A science and engineering hub designed to house organisations from across the science and engineering sectors has opened in
HRH the Duke of Kent, the president of the Engineering and Technology Board, and the Engineering Council UK, opened the facility, designed to encourage joint working across the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) community.
The open-plan building in Holborn is the new collective home of the Engineering and Technology Board, the Engineering Council
HRH The Duke of Kent said: ‘I am delighted to be here to open this essential STEM facility, which will help bring together crucial organisations from across the science and engineering communities.’
Sir Anthony Cleaver, chairman of the Engineering and Technology Board, said: ‘By bringing together key representatives of the STEM community, this office will encourage collaboration and joined-up thinking. This initiative is already bringing the community together to help promote the crucial role of science and engineering in solving the challenges of the modern world.’
Prof Kel Fidler, chairman of the Engineering Council