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British Science Week - Innovating for the Future

From 08/Mar/2021 to 12/Mar/2021
Times: 10am & 1pm
Venue: Online

British Science Week runs from the 5th - 14th March and this years theme is "Innovating for the Future." Join us as we showcase the talent of the North East with our week long programme of innovation and inventors! 

Monday 8th March @10am   "Lollipops to logistics" 

Join serial inventor Andy Turner from Andrew Turner inventions as he talks about illuminating lollipops and solutions that save money and also save lives! 

Book a ticket for Andrew's session here 

Tuesday 9th March @10am "Investing to save the world"

Meet Chris Joly from Green Angel Syndicate, an investment company with a portfolio of 25 companies who have all secured investment to tackle climate change. Chris will be talking about some of these companies and also let you into the secret of what makes a good investment. 

Book a ticket for Chris's session here 


Wednesday 10th March 10am  "Can STEM careers save the world?"

Tamma Carel from Imvelo Ltd, an environmental consultancy company will highlight the opportunities that a career in STEM can open up - a lot you may not have thought of!

Book a ticket for Tamma's session here 

Wednesday 10th March @1pm "Engineering to WOW!" 

Engineers not only build everything you need but also everything you want.  Find out how exciting engineering is with Paula McMahon from Sir Robert McAlpine who will introduce you to a varied range of cool engineering innovations which are guaranteed to make you go WOW !

Book a ticket for Paula's session here 

Thursday 11th March @10am "MyMo - your personalised running pal"

Ever paid over the odds for a pair of running shoes, only to find that they aren't up for the job? Well Craig from MyMo running certainly has! In this session Craig will talk about how his ill-fitting trainers resulted in an idea for a business which is now helping people around the world struggling with mobility issues. 

Book a ticket for Craigs session here 

Thursday 11th March @1pm "from the red carpet to recycling" 

Laura Hepburn, well versed in the world of entertainment, having worked on a number of big titles including Fantastic Beasts, Tolkien and even Game of Thrones, is now more familiar with plastic waste, tyres and even wind turbines as director of Middlesbrough-based waste- to-energy firm Greenology. Hear her fascinating story and why she ditched the red carpet for recycling! 

Book a ticket for Laura's session here 

Friday 12th March @1pm "The All in One Company" 

Kate Dawson OBE from the 'All In One company' tells you all about her journey which started with sleepless nights in 2014 and resulting in an OBE in The New Years Honours list! 

Book a ticket for Kate's session here 


Book your tickets via Eventbrite, using the highlighted 'here' link underneath the speaker you are interested in.  A furher email will be sent to you nearer the time on how to access the online session. 

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