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Big Bang North West 2019: Our NEW Diamond Sponsor – AstraZeneca!
AstraZeneca are proud of the amazing things we have achieved together from 2014 to 2018 and are returning for their sixth year with an awesome stand packed with activities.
“The AstraZeneca STEM Team are looking forward to the Big Bang North West 2019 to promote careers opportunities across Science, Technology Engineering and Maths by demonstrating an array of hands on activities, including:
Games – Beat the Raptor & Hook a Virus
Discovery – How infrared technology is used in Engineering
Suit up – Try on cleanroom gowns and sterile gloves
Visitors will also be able to speak to real Scientists, Chemists, Engineers and Training Managers to understand what opportunities the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industry has to offer and what makes AstraZeneca a ‘Great Place to Work’.”
AstraZeneca is a global pharmaceutical company with a major UK presence. Their goal is to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. 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 four main sites in the UK, As well as having a large research and development organisation, AstraZeneca has many partnerships with academic, research-funding and charitable organisations around the country. They also offer significant educational opportunities for young scientists.
Simon Willocks, Director of Engineering, Facilities & SHE, AstraZeneca: “AstraZeneca are excited and proud to be Diamond sponsors, supporting The Big Bang North West with the All About STEM Team for the 6th consecutive year. As a major employer in the Northwest with over 3500 staff working across the field of STEM, the Big Bang North West is a great opportunity to spark the interest of the next generation and promote the vast array of career options within Science, Technology Engineering and Maths can bring.”
AstraZeneca will also be generously sponsoring the North West Young Engineer of the Year Award as part of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition.
We’d like to thank them for their continued support & dedication to STEM.
The Big Bang North West 2019 is going to be our BIGGEST & best event to date!
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