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Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up college to tackle skills shortage | BBC News

Inventor Sir James Dyson is setting up his own technology institute to tackle the shortage of engineers.

The Dyson Institute of Technology, opening in autumn 2017, will create home-grown talent, says Sir James.

He says he has been complaining to ministers for many years about skills shortages in engineering.

And Universities Minister Jo Johnson had challenged him to set up his own institution to train students.

Sir James says the UK needs another one million engineers with skills in software, hardware and electronics by 2020.

Read the full story on the BBC website: Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up college to tackle skills shortage | BBC News

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