We've engineered the perfect party – and you're invited!

We’ve brought together some of the most inventive minds working in the UK today who are ready to show off their incredible work. Come and play with cutting edge gadgets, enjoy tantalising talks and put your creativity to the test. There’ll be an exclusive chance to see photographer Ted Humble-Smith’s stunning artwork, and he’ll be in conversation with Morvern Cunningham.

This relaxed celebration of the best of innovation will include winners of the prestigious engineering accolade the MacRobert Award, named after the trailblazing geologist, suffragette and philanthropist Lady Rachel MacRobert.

During this dynamic evening of engineering you can:

  • Listen to artist Ted Humble-Smith talk about his innovative new photography exhibition
  • Experience the Neurobright light and sound wearable device, designed to help ease anxiety
  • Programme robots and manoeuvre over a Martian landscape
  • Encounter the latest in kidney dialysis technology with Quanta Dialysis Technologies
  • Build a hovercraft
  • Test your construction skills on our earthquake table
  • Make a light theremin and a pencil organ with the adorable bumblebeeps
  • Find out how Renzor are preventing brain injuries in sport
  • Contribute to a poetical version of the Forth Rail Bridge
  • Meet the AI reincarnation of trailblazing geologist Lady MacRobert
  • Enjoy a welcome drink (included in the ticket price) while listening to a varied talks programme celebrating all things innovative!