MK INNOVATES

THE FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE THE SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS EXCELLENCE IN OUR CITY

Festival 7-8th July 2017

Aiming to inspire students to join careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, MK Innovates held a festival at centre:mk on July 7 & 8.

Young and older students alike came to speak to industry experts, who showed off their gadgets and gizmos, including robots, space rockets, the Mars Rover, augmented reality and a range of other interesting objects. 

The MK Innovates STEM festival was hailed a huge success and hundreds joined to celebrate the encouragement of young people getting involved in these prestigious careers.  

Opened by MP Iain Stewart, Mayor David Hopkins, High Sheriff Peter Kara and Women Leaders founder Jan Flawn CBE, the event included guests from University of Buckinghamshire, University of Bedfordshire, Niftylift, Evidence Talks, MK Dons SET, Arcadis, Open University and many more.

 

 

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SEE ALL THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELDS OF

Science

Technology

Engineering

Mathematics

Get hands on and learn about the opportunities these STEM subjects can take you in your chosen/future career

Three age-defined coding challenges with prizes

Sponsored by Evidence Talks Ltd the candidates will participate in a 2 day coding exercise resulting in a prize for the best in each category

  1. 6-11 years. Using SCRATCH the candidates will design a game or produce an animation over the 2 days.
  2. 12-18 years. Develop a Geo location programme that plots the timeline and location of a series of photographs.
  3. 18+ years. Design a programme to recognise photo similarities, such as locations, faces, interiors etc.
A taste of coding and augmented reality
Energy Envoys
Creating leaders in Technology and Management
Interactive Engineering
OpenSTEM Laboratories
Mini Stadia
Inspiring talent into the construction industry
Retro Computing and Virtual Reality Colossus
Multiple Challenges including games and puzzles
Niftylift Innovation Station
Red Bull Racing Ltd
Imaging in Space
Puzzles, pain and positive psychology
ABB Ltd - Play games with a robot
Transport Systems Catapult
MKIAC - Islamic Arts Maths application with Geometry

Check out the interactive projects you can get involved with…

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