THE Isle of Wight College's Centre of Excellence for Composites, Advanced Manufacturing and Marine (CECAMM) has been awarded the Ingenious Award project by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

The award was given for the college's Engineering For All project proposal, which aims to raise awareness of engineering as a career and develop a wider understanding of its importance in today’s world.

The project also seek to inspire people to choose engineering as an area of study and future career by providing a greater awareness of some of the world class industries available on the Island.

Areas covered by Engineering For All include:

  • Wind Energy
  • Robotics
  • Precision Engineering
  • Aeronautical
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Composites
  • Marine

The Ingenious Award project aims to encourage those who are under-represented in the industry, such as females and people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Activities in the pipeline include events on International Women in Engineering Day on June 23 and a host of school projects.

More information on CECAMM is available by emailing or phoning 526631.

Further information for those interested in applying for an engineering course at the college can be found at