A-Z OF SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

Below are details of Sponsors and Exhibitors who are supporting our 2021 event Get up to Speed with STEM: The Virtual Experience. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this years event please get in touch.


AERZEN

International market leader supplying root type blowers and screw compressors for Pneumatic Conveying and Water Treatment.

Compressed air, gas and vacuum solutions.


ADVANCED WELLBEING RESEARCH CENTRE

We are dedicated to improving health and wellbeing through movement. We offer world-class research and design through state-of the-art facilities and wide-ranging academic expertise.


AESSEAL PLC

AESSEAL® is one of the world’s leading mechanical seal and systems manufacturers, supplying customers in a wide range of industries, with more than 1,700 employees in over 230 locations worldwide.


AIRMASTER AIR CONDITIONING LTD

We offer every aspect of mechanical services and maintenance under one roof. In house capability means your project is in safe hands from start to finish. And for many years to come.


AMAZELAB

We are Amazelab a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, maths) based company putting a fun and creative take on all things STEAM via videos, workshops, follow along factsheets and parties!


AMG SUPERALLOYS

AMG Superalloys UK Limited is a leading producer of specialist metals and alloys based in Rotherham. We produce high purity chromium plus other alloys in addition to our laboratory services.


AND DIGITAL

We’re a tech company focused on accelerating digital delivery. We do that by building both better products AND stronger teams.


AMRC TRAINING CENTRE

The University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre provide a variety of higher educational options from advanced apprenticeships all the way up to degree-level, offering a way for young people to gain real-world work experience which benefits to company and individual.


ARM

Arm is the leading technology provider of processor IP, offering the widest range of processors to address the performance, power, and cost requirements of every device.


BARNSLEY & ROTHERHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Collectively Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce has been supporting the local economy and facilitating individual and business success since 1882.


BETTER LEARNERS BETTER WORKERS

‘Better Workers Better Learners’ is an employer-led programme that provides young people with the knowledge, skills and attitudes they will need to be successful in the world of work. 


BHP

One of the largest independent firms of Chartered Accountants in the North.


BLUETREE GROUP

Bluetree Group employs over 500 colleagues in Wath Upon Dearne, Yorkshire. Founded in 1989, we’ve grown from humble beginnings to the UK’s largest online printing business and first UK manufacturer of Type IIR Surgical face masks. 


BRITISH ARMY

The British Armed Forces are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies. They also promote Britain’s wider interests, support international peacekeeping efforts and provide humanitarian aid.


CBE+

CBE+ is a specialist precision engineering sub-contractor operating from modern, purpose-built facilities in Chesterfield (UK), and working in partnership with three sister companies to offer complementary services (Electroless Nickel Plating, Gear & Beam Pumps and Laboratories.

With a management team committed to inspiring the next generation of engineers in the region, the company play an active role in organising Get up to Speed each year.


CHIMO HOLDINGS

Chimo Holdings is a premier British manufacturer, blending traditional Sheffield craftsmanship with modern technology to produce an impressive range of the finest quality cutlery, gallery trays, giftware and promotional merchandise.


CITYFIBRE

CityFibre is the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform. With existing networks in more than 60 towns and cities, CityFibre provides wholesale connectivity to multiple business and consumer service providers, local authorities and mobile operators.


CLIFTON PARK MUSEUM

Clifton Park Museum is an exciting modern museum that takes you through Rotherham’s rich history.


THE COAL AUTHORITY

The Coal Authority makes a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.

Coal Authority is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.


COBRA SPORT

Cobra Sport Exhausts are a family run business specialising in the manufacture of stainless steel exhausts and performance exhausts which are sold worldwide for many applications.

The heritage in the UK’s performance exhaust market spans over five decades with a proven track record of a commitment to continuous improvement and investment in new exhaust technology.


CONES BOOKS

By ‘bringing traffic cones to life’ the author has created a means of communicating with children free from the constraints of culture, colour, race and religion: within each story all Cones are equal, are everywhere and have a life of their own.


CQ STRATEGIC MARKETING

CQ Strategic Marketing provides marketing strategy, planning, training, coaching and practical support tailored to your individual business. We provide ongoing support or one off projects to SME’s and business support organisations in local, national and international markets. We specialise in the engineering and manufacturing and professional services sectors throughout South and West Yorkshire, with regional offices in Leeds and Rotherham.


COMPANY OF CUTLERS

The Cutlers’ Company was established by a parliamentary Act of Incorporation in 1624 and for almost four hundred years has sought to maintain the standards and quality of Sheffield manufactured cutlery and steel products and to promote the name of Sheffield.


DAVE MAPPIN RACING

See how engineering is used in toy design and the principles behind the Scalextric racing system.


DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION

We are a membership organisation providing advice, support and training for those involved in teaching design, engineering and technology. We work closely with government, awarding bodies, Ofsted and other regulators, advising on the curriculum and lobbying on behalf of the subject. 


DEBP

We specialise in supporting the aspirational decision making of young people to shape their future.  We strive to help young people fulfil their potential and believe all young people deserve an equal chance of success.


DN4 INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

If you’re looking for Professional Engineering support for your R&D, Product Development or Business Development project get in touch.


DEPUY SYNTHES

DePuy Synthes, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides orthopaedic solutions designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value.


DRAGONFLY PR

We are a dedicated PR and Content Marketing Agency with over 20 years’ experience in construction and manufacturing, food and technology.


DURHAM DUPLEX

Based in Sheffield, England, the UK’s cradle of engineering excellence, Durham Duplex is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance machine knives and industrial razor blades. The range incorporates both standard and custom-made products.


E3 RECRUITMENT

E3R offer both our clients and candidates a wealth of knowledge and dedicated engineering, manufacturing and commercial recruitment experience.

With a changing employment landscape, along with the issues of skills shortages and increasing legislation, E3R’s focus and expertise in its specialist sectors enables our clients and candidates to be confident in the recruitment, talent management and structured process solutions we deliver.


ELEVATION RECRUITMENT GROUP

With over 70 years combined experience, Elevation are market leaders in recruitment for the Engineering and Manufacturing sector with the largest team of its kind covering Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands.


ENGIE

Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Our purpose (“raison d’être”) is to act to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions, reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet. We rely on our key businesses (gas, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers.


GRANNY NORBAG

Welcome to the world of Granny Norbag the star of children’s picture books, music videos, songs, podcasts and theatre shows.


GULLIVER’S VALLEY

Established in the 1970’s by the Phillips family, Gulliver’s has always been committed to creating unforgettable days out for thousands of families every year.


HIGHLANDER IT & TELECOMS

Highlander are an I.T. and telecoms provider with a strong reputation for delivering the highest standards in support, project delivery and commercial guidance. With almost 20 years’ experience in developing and supporting systems for Small and Medium Sized Organisations, Highlander’s success has been in upholding its core principles in service delivery; Care, Dedication, Professionalism, Respect & Trust.


HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE CAREERS

We exist to inspire a new generation workforce into Health and Social Care. We are part of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System. We have forged strong relationships with Schools across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to promote and raise awareness of Health and Social Care Careers.


HYDRA CREATIVE

From web development and marketing campaigns, to advanced multimedia and bespoke software solutions, we work hard to ensure your business can achieve its goals.


ICE

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a professional membership body that government and industry listen to while providing unrivalled support to our 95,000 civil engineer members.


ICEOTOPE

“Curiosity applied. We listen, we question, and we seek understanding to ensure we align, innovate and enable every time. We manage the heat from electronics that enable global growth.”


ICHEME

IChemE advances chemical engineering’s contribution worldwide for the benefit of society. We support the development of chemical engineering professionals and provide connections to a powerful network of over 33,000 members in more than 100 countries.


IET SOUTH YORKSHIRE NETWORK

The IET is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 168,000 members in 150 countries. It is also the most multidisciplinary – to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century.


IMECHE

With 120,000 members in over 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers is the market leader amongst professional engineering bodies and the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world.


IRONMONGERS COMPANY

The history of the Company dates back over 700 years and with its roots in the iron trade, today the Ironmongers’ Company, a non-profit company, is one of the Great XII livery companies. We give back to society through administering seven charities which focus on the young and old and Iron related causes, as well as enjoying each other’s company through taking part in a wide range of social and sporting activities in the company and across City of London and wider UK.


JENX

Every position a child adopts has an effect on their development and functional movement both now and in the future. For over 30 years Jenx Ltd. has been researching, designing and making pioneering developmental postural equipment that supports children as they grow.


KEEBLES

At Keebles we firmly believe that our success is down to putting the needs of our clients first by ensuring that the advice and services we provide are completely relevant to your specific case.

Whether you’re a large business, SME or individual and whatever your sector, our fully qualified, full-service legal teams have the skills and experience to solve your problems as swiftly and simply as possible.


KIDS INVENT STUFF

Kids Invent Stuff is the YouTube channel where 4-11 year olds have the chance to get their invention ideas built by real engineers. We do this to give more primary school kids the chance to engage with real engineering projects.


LEAH LOVE SCIENCE

Leah Love Science is a science and engineering YouTube channel run by Leah Morgan, a fusion engineer and science communicator. Leah creates fun videos on her YouTube channel, gives talks on career paths into STEM, and (most importantly) shares her love of fusion energy with everyone she meets! She is passionate about answering YOUR niche but necessary science questions.

You can find Leah Love Science on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram @LeahLoveScience!


LIBERTY SPECIALITY STEELS

Liberty Speciality Steels is experienced in manufacturing highly engineered steels, with capabilities ranging from liquid steel production right through to high-value precision engineered components.


LINCOLN ELECTRIC

Global Manufacturer of Welding and Cutting Equipment, Consumables and Complete Solutions


LITTA

Litta are gamifying and incentivising the mapping and collection of litter. We are using Augmented Reality to make tackling litter fun, collaborative and rewarding. Players have to feed their LittaBugs in order to help them grow and they do this by mapping litter. We use the data collected to identify litter hotspots, overlay these with current waste management infrastructure and help provide route optimisation for waste management teams.


MADE IN SHEFFIELD

Quality Recognised Worldwide. Made In Sheffield is one of the World’s great brands, made famous internationally as a mark of origin and quality on the City’s manufactured products.


MACALLOY

Macalloy is a global leader in the manufacture of threaded high strength steel bars used throughout the construction industry and proud winner of the 2017 Excellence in International trade award.


MAGNOMATICS


Magnomatics is commercialising technologies based upon its propriety magnetic gear technology. Sectors include renewables, marine propulsion, aerospace, industrial drives, automotive, rail and oil and gas. In all these sectors the efficiency and reliability of the technology is lowering operating costs and reducing carbon.


MANUFACTURING FORUM

The Regional Manufacturing Forum is an organisation run by manufacturers for manufacturers, in partnership with the Cutlers’ Company, all the Chambers of Commerce in the region and the EEF members in the region. It also acts as the Manufacturing Sector Group for the Sheffield City Region LEP.


MCLAREN AUTOMOTIVE

McLaren Automotive is a creator of luxury, high-performance supercars. Every vehicle is hand-assembled at the McLaren Production Centre (MPC) in Woking, Surrey, England. Launched in 2010, the company is now the largest part of the McLaren Group. McLaren is a pioneer that continuously pushes the boundaries. In 1981, it introduced lightweight and strong carbon fibre chassis into Formula 1 with the McLaren MP4/1. Announced at Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2018, the company’s Track25 business plan will see it invest £1.2billion in research and development to deliver 18 new cars or derivatives by the end of 2025. In 2018, the company launched its new £50m McLaren Composites Technology Centre in the Sheffield City Region that will see it produce the next generation of lightweight carbon fibre ‘tubs’ that are at the heart of all McLaren cars.


METLASE


Our world class engineers apply the unique, patented MetLase technology to develop products and digital services to help transform productivity and realise the vision of tooling and fixturing required by Industry 4.0 manufacturing of the future.


MORGAN SINDALL CONSTRUCTION

We are Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure, part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group. We deliver public and private sector projects of all sizes.

We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves, by providing expertise across a broad range of market sectors. We also collaborate with our sister companies within Morgan Sindall Group to maximise our offering to customers.


NATIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES MUSEUM

The National Emergency Services Museum is the world’s largest joint 999, self-funded museum showing an insight into all of our Emergency Services through hands-on learning with history.


NAYLOR INDUSTRIES PLC

A leading UK manufacturer of plastic drainage and ducting systems, specialist clay and ceramic pipes, concrete lintels & retaining walls, and plastic extrusions for the construction and civil engineering industries.


ORCHID ORTHOPEDIC SOLUTIONS

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a worldwide leader of medical device outsourcing services from design and development through finished goods manufacturing.

Orchid is a global company offering a broad array of services and capabilities for orthopaedic and medical device development and manufacturing.


PCL

When it comes to choosing the best brand for tyre inflation and compressed air products PCL provides an unbeatable package.

Add to that a loyal and highly skilled workforce and you have a company which delivers reliable inflation and pneumatic solutions you can count on, at prices you can afford.


POLYPIPE

Founded in 1980, Polypipe is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of piping systems, water management solutions and energy-efficient ventilation systems, delivering engineered solutions that respond to a rapidly changing environment.


RAIL HUMAN LIBRARY

Rail Human Library was conceived by Tracey Barber with the explicit intention of showcasing the huge variety of careers that can be followed within the rail sector, and illustrate that there are career options and routes for all, regardless of background or education and training choices and preferences. 


ROLLS ROYCE

RollsRoyce is a pre-eminent engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems.


RIDO

Rotherham Investment and Development Office (RiDO) provides a comprehensive range of services to help new and existing businesses achieve their potential. We’re here to drive economic development, helping businesses start, grow and invest in the future. 


RNN GROUP

Rotherham College, North Notts College and Dearne Valley College deliver a range of technical courses and apprenticeships. Our students are taught by expert tutors using industry standard facilities.


ROBERTSON

Our portfolio across major development, infrastructure, renovation and small works projects reflects the diversity of the sectors we work in – including commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, leisure, residential and student accommodation.


ROTHERHAM TITANS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The Titans Community Foundation (TCF) is a Registered Charity working with Rotherham Titans RUFC to promote rugby, health and fitness and works to support young people within the community.


ROYAL NAVY

Offering a large array of careers including apprenticeships, joining the Royal Navy offers an extensive chance to travel, earning a competitive salary whilst gaining new skills, qualifications and meeting different people; forging lifetime relationships.


SELA

Sheffield Engineering Leadership Academy develops engineering undergraduate students to become leaders of tomorrow, who create positive impact in research and industry. We recruit talent from the University of Sheffield’s Faculty of Engineering, work with industry partners and academics, and fast track the development of engineering leaders with the skills, confidence and aptitude to make a positive difference.

This years event will showcase content from the 2020 and 2019 cohorts: Project Spark and Project 2050.


THE SHEFFIELD COLLEGE

With courses both full-time and part-time, we offer you the chance to progress through the levels as well as improve on those skills you already have in order to help you gain employability and success in your career.


SHEFFIELD FORMULA RACING

Sheffield Formula Racing (SFR) is the University of Sheffield’s Formula Student team. Run by the IMechE, Formula Student is a competition in which global teams compete in designing and building a single seat racing car. Highly regarded, the competition is a proving ground for the next generation of engineers. Each year, SFR race at Silverstone with a brand-new car where they remain a top 10 UK team. Team members work on top of their degrees to put the theory into practice where they go above and beyond to build the fastest car possible!


SHEFFIELD PRECISION MEDICAL

The leading independent UK orthopaedic contract manufacturer. Specialising in high precision instrumentation for a global customer base, Sheffield Precision partner with OEM implant manufacturers to provide a complete solution from prototyping to new product introduction to volume manufacturing.


SIEMENS MOBILITY

We enable operators to shape today’s and tomorrow’s passenger and freight transportation – with trains, infrastructure, automation and electrification solutions, turnkey systems as well as related services. That covers trams, light rail, metro, commuter and regional trains, high-speed and very high-speed trains.


SMEA

The Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association (SMEA) is the voice of the materials community in South Yorkshire.


SOUTH YORKSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE

Our mission is to keep the people of South Yorkshire safe. This includes our deployment of hundreds of firefighters, covering 22 fire stations, using dozens of specialist vehicles supported by dedicated support staff employees and resources.


STEELMEKKER MAGAZINE

Steelmekker is a monthly community magazine, delivered free to households across Sheffield and available to pick up from convenient locations. Locally based, we’re passionate about supporting our local area and focus on providing value for our readers through quality editorial content which is relevant to Sheffield people.


STREAM7

Stream7 enable events to access worldwide audiences through Event Broadcasts. This allows events to be successfully filmed, live streamed online, recorded for On Demand viewing and even hosted on our Event Video Platform. These broadcasts can be viewed on Laptops, Tablets and Mobile.


SUSTAIN

The SUSTAIN project aims to deliver cutting edge science and the engineering research required to create carbon neutral, resource-efficient UK steel supply chains.


TECOMET

Tecomet has a dedicated rapid prototyping center for the purpose of accelerating product and process development. We offer our LaunchQuick ™ Rapid Prototyping and Development Center to accelerate new product launches and support high value/low volume manufacturing.

This LaunchQuick™ centre is staffed with CNC programmers and engineers, and set up with dedicated CNC equipment and CAD workstations to rapidly turn our customer’s concepts into products.


TELEPORTHOLE GAMES

An independent games design & publishing company located in Sheffield, UK. Working towards our first game release on Kickstarter in Summer ’21.


TINSLEY BRIDGE GROUP

Tinsley Bridge has over 175 years working within various industrial sectors, and is a leading manufacturer of slideways, shear and steel mill blades.


UNIPART RAIL

Unipart Rail addresses the challenges of the rail industry across the asset lifecycle by working collaboratively with our partners to deliver technology and supply chain solutions that improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost.


UNITED CAST BAR

United Cast Bar are the world leader in both the manufacture and distribution of continuously cast iron bar, operating from two manufacturing sites and multiple distribution outlets across the world.


UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

The University of Sheffield is a world top-100 Russell Group university, renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.


URBAN FLOWS OBSERVATORY

Through the gathering of data relating to the physical processes within cities, Urban Observatories enable characterisation of how cities ‘work’ and how their constituent engineering, natural and social systems interact.

This characterisation is achieved through the analysis of data to create information, support modelling and build simulations of these physical processes.


VERY CREATIVE

We are a friendly, full-service creative events company based in Sheffield, but first and foremost, we are ideas people. Our strength lies in creating innovative event solutions for our clients. Put simply, we can create any event for any client.


VISUALISED IT

Video Production Crew, TV Producers, Animators, Social Media Managers, we are your media specialists. The Visualised it creative team is made up of experienced professionals specialising in their own unique craft. Some of our team have worked in this industry for over 30 years and have loved every minute.


VULCAN TO THE SKY

Vulcan to the Sky Trust already has an established education programme, working with schools, colleges and other organisations. In her new life, still able to accelerate dramatically along the runway, XH558 will build on this exciting provenance to inspire and educate new generations of young people, focussing on the technical skills that our country needs so badly.


WESSEX ARCHEOLOGY

Wessex Archaeology is the UK’s leading provider of archaeological and heritage services, and an educational charity. We work in partnership with our clients across a variety of sectors to deliver practical, sustainable solutions to effectively manage the historic environment. Our experience and knowledge help our clients achieve successful planning outcomes, engage communities and stakeholders, and enhance the value of national historical assets.


WITHERS & ROGERS

Withers & Rogers is one of Europe’s largest dedicated intellectual property law firms, with offices across the UK and Munich. Established more than 130 years ago, we remain as passionate as ever about making intellectual property work to our clients’ best advantage.


THE WORK-WISE FOUNDATION

The Work-wise Foundation is an employer inspired and led charity for engineering, manufacturing and related sectors but now also working across multi-sectors, to support the development of young people so they have the knowledge, skills, aptitude and opportunities for employment within the Sheffield City Region.