The New Talent Awards which are organised annually by the North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) have now been awarded for 2014.The aim of the awards is to raise the profile of the aerospace sector and recognise the outstanding achievements made by young professionals working and studying in the North West Aerospace & Defence Industry. Categories include:

The North West’s Best Aerospace and Defence Apprentice Awards

    • Winner 2014- Graham Slinger, BAE Systems
    • Runner Up 2014- Thomas Worswick, BAE Systems
    • One to Watch Award- Amy Owen, MBDA Missile Systems
    • Innovation Prize- Luke McKinlay, RLC
    • Training Provider Prize- BAE Systems Shared Services


For more information on 2014 candidates  please click here

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The Business University Challenge

    • 1st place: University of Central Lancashire
    • 2nd Place: Safran Aircelle
    • 3rd Place: Hycrome (Europe) Ltd.
    • Individual prize- Leadership- Alex Todd, Paradigm Precision
    • Individual Prize- Professional Excellence- Oliver Cowley Topping- Magellan Aerospace

The Awards Ceremony were held on 26th February at the prestigious 

Imperial War Museum, event sponsors included:

Neville Gee

Isle of Man Aerospace Cluster


Nelson & Colne College

Preston’s College


Hyde Group

MBDA Missile Systems

Safran Aircelle

Stahleville Tools


University of Manchester Aerospace Research Institute

M65 Recruitment

Paradigm precision

BAE Systems


Themis at Burnley College


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