Inspiring the next generation of engineering innovators
Returns in 2023
The Festival Of British Engineering & Manufacturing (FOBEM) has an ambitious goal: to reveal the innovation and creativity within the industry and signpost the multiple career paths that are literally “engineering new horizons”.
“The enthusiasm and support we’ve encountered for encouraging young people to discover more about British engineering & manufacturing is humbling and hugely appreciated.”
“This superb industry has proved once again that it’s prepared to collaborate, work together and fly the flag for British engineering & manufacturing. FOBEM will continue to pioneer and champion the UKs undisputed heritage of manufacturing excellence.”
Leigh Howarth, M-CNC, Business Development Manager
FOBEM gives students and teachers from local schools and colleges unique access to the M-CNC manufacturing facility. They can see the latest Industry 4.0 cutting-edge technologies in action and engage with a variety of industry professionals, businesses and enterprises.
The event is held at M-CNC’s advanced manufacturing facility.
103-107 Bridgwater Business Park, Dunball, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 4TB. Get directions
FOBEM would not be possible without the passion and support of the many pioneering businesses that make the UK engineering & manufacturing industry so unique.
Ceratizit UK & Ireland’s works closely with the education and training sector to ensure that schools and colleges benefit from the latest cutting tool and workholding technology. As such its technical sales engineers are encouraged to work with students and lecturers to transfer knowledge to the next generation of engineers.
Cognique are a premier Website and Digital Marketing agency servicing businesses and enterprises throughout the Southwest. Creative, expert, straight-talking and jargon-free, we pride ourselves on delivering a clear and measurable ROI for our clients using a combination of bespoke web design and strategic digital marketing.
With over 100 years of experience and genuine innovation already behind us, our high-performance tooling is used globally in advanced manufacturing environments to deliver improvements in machining processes, productivity and quality.
My Future My Choice was set up in 2009 to address the need identified by industry and school leaders for practical opportunities for young people to engage with the world outside school. We work with engineering companies to design exciting practical learning opportunities for use by employees to engage and inspire young people. Along with these fun engineering challenges we also create card games that explore job roles, future opportunities and the soft and hard skills needed for success in the future.
Somerset Education Business Partnership connects employers with education providers in Somerset. We inspire young people about the great careers available in the county and help them to prepare for the workplace. This builds the talent pipeline our employers need and contributes to a thriving economy and community.