Published: 18 September 2023 at 15:00
Technology giant will be headline sponsor of Anglia Ruskin University event
Chelmsford technology giant Teledyne e2v will be the headline sponsor of next month’s Chelmsford Science Festival, organised by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU).
The second annual festival will run from 18-24 October 2023 at venues across the city, and will include spectacular exhibitions, fascinating talks, hands-on activities, and two family science days with fun activities for all ages at ARU’s Chelmsford campus on Saturday, 21 and Sunday, 22 October. All events at the festival are free to attend.
Teledyne e2v, which is based in Waterhouse Lane, operates globally and addresses virtually all markets and industries from medical to mining, food processing to transportation, aerospace avionics to remote sensing, and security systems to space exploration.
The company designs and manufactures high-power vacuum devices, which are the enabling technology behind the world’s radiotherapy machines for the treatment of cancer, and also make possible radar systems to ensure the safety of commercial shipping. Teledyne e2v also designs and manufactures very high sensitivity imaging detectors for earth-observation and deep-space exploration.
Professor Roderick Watkins, Vice Chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) said:
“I’m delighted that Teledyne e2v are on board as partners for the Chelmsford Science Festival. The company is a landmark Chelmsford institution and a global leader in its field.
“The support of Teledyne e2v will help us deliver a fascinating and memorable festival, and we look forward to welcoming the people of Chelmsford and beyond.”
“It is so important to highlight the crucial role that science and engineering play in saving and enhancing lives.
“These subjects encompass a huge range of interesting technologies and applications which touch us all in one way or another. Teledyne e2v is proud to be working with Anglia Ruskin University as a partner for the Chelmsford Science Festival.”