Sam Webber, Communications Consultant
wemadeit@dods.co.uk
020 7593 5647

We Made It! is an exciting competition aimed to get you thinking about a job in manufacturing.

We're inviting young people aged between 11 - 14 to design something, anything in fact, and you will have the chance to make it yourself in a real high-tech factory. All you need to do is send us your design for a gadget, toy or gismo that doesn't already exist, and you could win a trip to a Fab Lab, where you can bring your idea to life.

We want to show you that manufacturing is about design and creativity as well as hands-on making. Let your imagination run wild – whether it's a useful gadget to help with your homework, or a toy you've always wanted, or something to help others.

No matter how crazy, complicated or creative, if your design wins, our experts will help you to make it.

Timeline

  • Monday 22nd April 2013: Competition Opens
  • Friday 8th November 2013: Competition Closes
  • wk /c 2nd December: Constituency Winners Announced
  • wk/c 16th December 2013: National Winners Announced
  • January 2014: Fab Lab visits
  • March 2014: We Made It! Awards Ceremony in Parliament
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