Bring it On! Welcomes Hyperdrive Innovation

Sunderland based battery manufacturers, Hyperdrive Innovation, is the latest company to become an official platinum supporter of Bring it On!

Bring it On! is a two-day exhibition taking place on the 3rd and 4th October at the Beacon of Light, Sunderland’s most innovative sports and education facility. Welcoming over 70 exhibitors across the region and over 2,750 pupils this celebration of science and engineering aims to inspire, excite and educate the next generation.

Bring It On will once again bring together schools and industry to work together on building a passionate community feel around Engineering based subjects and to raise the aspirations and awareness of young people in the North East.

Featuring six zones:

  • Subsea, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy
  • Automotive, Rail & Aerospace
  • Civil, Structural & Construction
  • Chemical, Biotech & Pharmaceutical
  • Creative & Digital Technology
  • Big Bang Competition Zone

Hyperdrive Innovation have donated £2000 as well as sponsoring a Big Bang award, The Big Bang UK Young Scientist and Engineers offers students the opportunity to showcase their work at Bring it On! It is the UK’s premier science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) competition.

Exhibiting on the day Hyperdrive Innovation will be part of the automotive zone, Stephen Irish, Commercial Managing Director, said: “The north east is a major hub for engineering, manufacturing, research and innovation and we’re very proud to be encouraging local school children into STEM careers. The Bring It On! Event is a fantastic opportunity for children in our region to meet world leading companies that are based on their doorstep and truly be inspired for the future.”

Carol Harrison, manager of Big Bang added:

“We are delighted that a market leader on leading lithium-ion battery technology has not only donated funds to help us pull out all the stops for this fabulous two-day event but also that they are giving up time to help inspire the engineers of tomorrow.”

Bring it On 2017 was the first event of its kind in the North East, and after its phenomenal success we are very excited to announce that Bring it On! 2018 will be returning on 3rd and 4th October at the Beacon of Light in Sunderland for more information on how to get involved please call the team on 0191 516 4400 or visit

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