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Innovate Guildford ignited the imaginations of young and old with its stunning showcase of innovation - from cutting-edge research to a sneak preview into the future.

Our free festival was open to everyone and held particular appeal for young people. Our festival aimed to inspire and nurture the scientists, engineers, artists and innovators of tomorrow.

Thank you to our exhibitors:

McLaren Automotive - the technology behind the sports car
University of Surrey: 5G Revolution, Virtual Ride to Space, Vet School
Academy of Contemporary Music - unusual instruments
Dan Britten - Masterchef finalist
Bugzi - mobility systems for young children
CampbellReith - civil engineering
Guildford Cathedral - art and science of the renovations
Guildford Borough Council's Climate Change team - green energy
Horizon Imaging Ltd - drone technology
University of Sussex and SepNet - planetarium
LC Energy - biomass energy solutions
Pirbright Institute - Flu Fighters and GM insects
Royal Surrey County Hospital
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre - production technology
Guildford Shakespeare Company - Shakespeare's science
GLive - the Mystery of History
Professor Derk-Jan Dijk - why teens can't get up
Poppy Porter and Steve Lawson - synaesthetic art
Sarah Hesketh / Roo - urban art
Rachel Barnett - creative writing workshop
Sea Shepherd - marine conservation
Claire Reed - Zentangle-inspired Art
Lillian Spibey Photography
Boileroom - music and arts venue
Guildford Library - Minecraft
STEM NET - BBC micro:bit/Raspberry Pi
St Peter's School - Crime Scene Investigation


Innovate Guildford - a journey of discovery

Igniting young imaginations

Innovate Guildford was a free festival which took place at Guildford's GLive on Saturday 12 March 2016.

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Science and arts festival highlights

Last updated: 16 March 2016 09:08 AM