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Manchester Science Festival sponsors and supporters

Manchester Science Festival has been generously supported by Chiesi Ltd, Waters Corporation, Electricity North West, Cadent Gas and Renold to help us create a festival to inspire futures and advance ideas for a better world.

Major SponsorS

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About Chiesi 

Chiesi Ltd is a global pharmaceutical company with certified B Corp status, awarded to businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. Chiesi's UK headquarters are based in Manchester. 

Chiesi's sponsorship provides support to the Science and Industry Museum to enable them to produce the Manchester Science Festival. The Science and Industry Museum holds editorial control of the Manchester Science Festival.

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About Waters Corporation 

Waters Corporation is the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries. It is the 12th year that Waters Corporation have supported Manchester Science Festival. It has a manufacturing facility located in Manchester.


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About Electricity North West

Electricity North West owns, operates and manages the electricity network that connects every home and business in the North West from Cheshire to Cumbria.

A revolution is taking place in how electricity is made, used and stored across this network. Achieving zero carbon targets will lead to an increasing dependency on electricity in all our lives as we move to low carbon electricity to heat our homes, charge our cars and even generating our own power through solar panels.  

Electricity North West is leading this innovation by maximising the use of the existing network and introducing new technology and ground-breaking smart and flexible solutions to provide customers with a reliable, affordable and sustainable service.

Electricity North West have generously supported Manchester Science Festival for many years.

Event Sponsor

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About Cadent Gas 

Cadent is leading solutions for decarbonising heat in its Future of Gas programme, using the existing network to deliver greener gases like hydrogen. Cadent originated the Hynet project and is leading the development of the hydrogen pipeline which will enable multiple environmental benefits, including a significant reduction in CO2 emissions, enabling Greater Manchester's carbon neutral target of 2038 to be reached.


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About Renold 

Renold innovates in delivering the highest precision engineered power transmission products to all industries worldwide. Its headquarters are in Wythenshawe.

Tracing their history back to 1864, Renold are long standing supporters of Manchester Science Festival.

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