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Your Engineering Inspiration for Friday 23 October 2020

Are you looking to showcase your work and possibly be rewarded for it? We keep ENGins updated with competitions across engineering and the physical sciences to let you know about those opportunities.

Currently running competitions include the Cisco Global Problem Solver competition, with $350,000USD available for breakthrough digital technology; STEM for BRITAIN, which could have you presenting your work in Parliament; and the Young Persons' Lecture competition, which seeks material scientists to deliver short talks on the subject.

Whatever your area, make sure ENGins is tailored to it and you'll be delivered news of all relevant competitions.

Very best,

Rose Grey
Managing Editor

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