The University of Manchester

Committed to world-class research, an outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility, the University of Manchester is the UK’s largest single site University in the UK

The European City of Science

Manchester is the European City of Science 2016, this designation is a first for the UK. We are working with partners across the city, the UK, Europe and globally to develop an inspiring programme for the public.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

EPSRC is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences. The project is funded by an EPSRC Impact Acceleration Award – See more here.


The leading global engineering and technology services company.

The Granada Foundation

The Granada Foundation encourages the study and appreciation of the fine arts and sciences and to promote education.

The Fascinate Hub

Science and Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub.

Noisy Toys

Noisy Toys is all about having fun experimenting with sound: – Workshops that involve creative thinking about science, music, technology and sustainability.

The Hive Manchester

A network of people creating more digital making opportunities for young people in Greater Manchester.

The Halle

An English symphony Orchestra based in Manchester, England.

Health e-Research Centre

World-leading digital health network providing data-intensive research and education across Northern England and beyond.

MMU Digital Innovation

Digital Innovation is a new initiative from MMU designed to respond to the rapid speed of change in the digital sector.


Working innovatively with communities and developing student employability, through creating innovative educational experiences.

Fab Lab

Fab Lab Manchester offers a creative space for budding product designers and entrepreneurs to test out their ideas and bring them to life.

Squirrel Nation

Squirrel Nation are a creative, not-for-profit, agency based in Manchester who make & curate films, exhibitions and events connecting art, science & the environment.

Queen Mary University London

The Media and Arts Technology Centre for Doctoral Training is funded jointly by the EPSRC and AHRC. It is based at, and supported by, Queen Mary University of London, one of the top research universities in the UK and part of the Russell Group