Meet the Ingenious Companies!

At the Festival of Ingenuity, you'll get the chance to meet many indigenous companies.
They are bringing some of their most exciting equipment for you to try out!

Pell Ensemble (Interactive workshop)

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Dance and Coding: Get moving, coding and creating interactive environments that can be used for performance and everyday spaces. Dance Choreographer Rebecca Evans and Physical Coding Educator Su Adams invite you to learn about code through movement, make your own piece of choreography based on programming language, build and code your own interactive lights and play in an interactive light environment. All levels of movement and coding welcome!

Bignall Group

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

BignallGroup is designers and developers of light engineered products, with a manufacturing facility and multiple product groups. They sell in 20 different countries across multiple industries, with the common thread being that design and innovation are at the core of everything they do.

BignallGroup

BT

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

BT is a British multinational telecommunications holding company. They have operations in around 180 countries. At the festival, BT will focus on their long-term commitment to building a culture of tech literacy. BT want to show how technology can help young people get ahead – personally and professionally. Using the power of sport to inspire students, BT STEM Crew brings to life how tech underpins exciting activities and opens minds to the wide range of careers available by getting tech literate.

BT

Cleveland Bridge

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Cleveland Bridge is a global leader in Technology Based Engineering, Construction and Steel Fabrication Services. Their list of achievements spans the world and includes iconic structures such as Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge, Westminster Road Bridge, Tyne Bridge, Sydney Harbour Bridge and so many more!

Cleveland Bridge

Cummins

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Cummins is a global company who design, manufacture and distribute diesel engines which are used all over the world. Darlington Engine Plant opened in 1965. Since then, they have produced more than 1.5 million engines which are used in a wide range of vehicles including trucks, coaches, tractors and even boats! Cummins also power the new London buses and recently Darlington Engine plant refitted an iconic 1962 Route master London bus with a brand new engine, making it ‘greener’ by reducing its emissions significantly.

Cummins

DDFRS

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service provide a service to over 620,000 people spread over almost 2,460 square kilometres. Front-line fire engines are equipped with state of the art rescue equipment and there is a fleet of specialist appliances for use during road traffic collisions, water rescues and other specialist rescues.

DDFRS

Durham Police

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Durham Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the non-metropolitan county of County Durham and the unitary authority of Darlington. You will find them in the marquee at the festival, providing an activity tied to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Durham Police

EE

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

EE is the largest mobile network operator in the UK, with around 30 million customers and the largest operator of 4G services in Europe.

EE

Hobgoblin3D

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Hobgoblin-3D is a company with the goal of providing the home use 3D Printing sector with a wide range of high quality, cheap and modular STL files. At the festival, you can see their 3D printer at work in the marquee.

Hobgoblin3D

Hooba Foods

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Hooba Foods have created tasty family favourites. Their aim is to help reduce the production of meat and at the same time improve health and wellbeing. At the festival you will see how they grow mushrooms!

Hooba Foods

Modus

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Modus Seabed Intervention provides Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) to the energy, telecommunications and defence sectors for a range of activities. At the Festival, one of their AUVs will be towering over the Market Square.

Modus

Nifco

MARKET SQUARE 10 AM - 4 PM

Nifco UK is part of a global company, they design and produce components for the automotive industry with customers including Nissan, Jaguar and Ford. Their products can be found in the interior, exterior and engines of many vehicles worldwide – things including the oil cap, engine thermostat housing and even parts inside the car door. You are highly likely to have come into contact with a product manufactured by Nifco!

Nifco