The importance of exciting and inspiring the next generation of IT professionals and innovators has been high on the agenda at V3 for many months now with our Make IT Better campaign. This meant we were eager to hear from the Science Museum on Monday evening, about its plans for a brand new £15.6m Information Age exhibition to celebrate the roll of technology in the modern world.
Major backers BT, Google, Arm and Accenture were in attendance, explaining that part of their involvement is to try and ensure interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) remains strong in the future for the country.
All made it clear that it was important that those who could become the tech stars of the future had the chance to visit exhibitions like the Information Age space, set to open in 2014, so they could learn about the people and products that had changed the world, and go away excited to learn more about it all.
V3 was also privy to the construction of the new exhibition space, albeit in its very early phases (above), but with plans for a giant radio tuning coil (top of the page), a full-size real-life communications satellite (pictured below) and telegraph transmission technology dating back to the 1800s set to go on display, it will no doubt be a fascinating gallery.
Roll on 2014.
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