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Big Bang North West – Headline Sponsor
We’re so excited to introduce you all to our Headline Sponsor for The Big Bang North West… AstraZeneca Liverpool!
In addition to supporting the science and innovation base of the UK, they also make a significant economic contribution in this country. AstraZeneca has a workforce of more than 6,700 employees across seven sites in the UK, and they create value by supporting a broader base of approximately 30,000 jobs.
As well as having a large research and development organisation, AstraZeneca have more than 200 active partnerships with academic, research-funding and charitable organisations around the country. They also offer significant educational opportunities for young scientists.
AstraZeneca Liverpool employ over 360 people at their biologics site at Speke, Liverpool, which has unique facilities to bulk-manufacture the nasal spray influenza vaccines Fluenz. Fluenz is an important part of the Government’s extended childhood flu vaccination programme.
“AstraZeneca in Liverpool is strengthening its manufacturing capability by innovating and investing in new technologies as well as increasing exports, improving skills and building supply chains. The greatest challenge for us is to have a deep and broad talent pool to draw from. By encouraging local children to see excitement and opportunities in science and engineering, the Big Bang is helping to develop World Class talent on our doorstep.”
Thanks to AstraZeneca The Big Bang North West will truly be bigger and better, be sure to book your school group and discover the amazing STEM exhibits, activities and prizes we have for you!
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