Past Events

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  • Event Type: Talk
    16 April 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    Interested in protecting your inventions and painstakingly improved designs? Patent attorneys from two firms will discuss intellectual property protection for mechanical and electrical devices. They will provide examples of the anatomy of a good patent. Criteria such as novelty and inventive step will be explained. Exploitation models to profit from protected inventions will be covered.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk
    13 November 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    NMF-Sea Systems is based at the National Oceanography Centre at Southampton and operates the two Royal Research vessels James Cook and Discovery. The talk will cover the build, and early service periods of the new vessel RRS Discovery including the operational aspects such as manoeuvrability and navigation as well as information about the deployment systems and sampling techniques commonly in use.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk
    09 October 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    The presentation will provide a brief introduction to ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK based at Winfrith, Dorset and then describe the transition underway from traditional naval minehunting to assets deployed either remotely or autonomously. It will then go onto describe a new generation of sonar able to discriminate between mines and other seabed objects and discuss techniques to provide Automated Target Recognition. Conclusions will then be presented.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk
    11 September 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    Team Invictus is a Bristol-based team comprising a number of aerospace engineers and professional sailors who share a common vision to produce a highly efficient, exceptional and original craft to compete in the next International C-Class Catamaran Challenge. The lecture will cover the event, how it started and how it has evolved and innovated over the years, covering the various design approaches in terms of aerodynamic, hydrodynamic and structure design.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    30 June 2014 11:30 to 15:00
    Norden Park & Ride Railway Station - Corfe Castle
    The visit will commence from the Norden Park and Ride near Corfe Castle where we will take the train to Swanage. This will be followed by a tour of the Swanage Railway Workshop at Herston, refreshments and a return trip to Norden Park and Ride. Parking at the Norden Park and Ride is free and return tickets will be provided. Numbers are limited to 20 (max) and these will be on a first come first served basis via this website, so it essential that you book to get a place on this popular tour.
    Industry: Railway
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