Official Sponsors

At Autodesk, we empower students, educators, and lifelong learners to develop the skills necessary today to help solve tomorrow’s most pressing design and engineering challenges. In other words, we futureskill by providing the mindset, skillset, and toolset needed to accelerate careers and thrive in industry. Beyond simple upskilling and reskilling, futureskilling prepares designers, makers, and doers for tomorrow’s jobs.

Trotec manufactures and supplies a wide range of professional-grade laser cutters and engravers alongside a variety of sheet materials and laser supplies, trusted by universities and commercial organisations around the world.

Trotec customers benefit from local UK-based technical service, support and advice direct from the manufacturer.

RS Components is a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions for designers, builders and maintainers of industrial equipment and operations. 

Our purpose is ‘making amazing happen’. We plan to inspire a more sustainable world through education and innovative solutions that improve lives. Through a range of projects and activities we’re supporting the engineers of today and tomorrow, ensuring that they have all they require – from a broad product range to a number of core services that help to add real value to our customers.

RS doesn’t simply supply customers with products; we collaborate with organisations to help identify better working practices that will help them to achieve sustainable efficiencies.

PA Hilton is a global market leader in the research, design, and manufacture of engineering undergraduate laboratory teaching equipment. 

Backed by half a century of experience, this British manufacturer is renowned across the world for their commitment to quality, durable teaching products and an exceptional standard of after-sales support.