Corporate sponsorship

We offer a number of opportunities for business partners to sponsor events, activities, student prizes and even facilities in the School of Physics & Astronomy. For the School this provides not just income to support our activities, but vital links with the relevant industrial partners. For our sponsors, it provides opportunities to promote themselves as suppliers, recruiters and collaborators.

Some recent examples of sponsorship include:

  • The IoP Astroparticle, Nuclear and Particle Physics conference 2015 – around 400 delegates attended over 4 days. Sponsors included Allectra, Axon' Cable, Canberra, Edwards Vacuum, Goodfellow, NaRiKa, Pycko Scientific Ltd, Resource Group and Southern Scientific. Feedback from delegates highlighted the sponsors’ exhibition as one of the most successful in recent years.
  • Tessella PLC sponsor an annual prize to the student who makes the most effective use of software in their final year physics project.

Current opportunities:

Concept drawing of the Schuster Annexe
  • The Schuster Annexe and Ideas Mill are open to corporate sponsorship opportunities, including naming rights for rooms within the building.
  • An undergraduate competition for communicating science to a non-scientific audience is currently being planned. We are looking for a company who would like involvement in this, and who would be willing to donate a suitable competition prize.

To register your interest in corporate sponsorship, complete the following form.

Alternatively, please contact the School's Technology Translation Fellow:

Dr Alick Deacon
alick.deacon@manchester.ac.uk
0161 275 4084

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