Dai Hayward of Micropore (centre right) handing over a £2k cheque to Joy Parvin of Children Challenging Industry (centre) with Dr Stan Higgins OBE, former chief executive of NEPIC (centre left) and two of the advisory teachers from CCI
"I have been involved with CCI since its foundation by the late Tom Swan and it is a pleasure to continue to support its valuable work through Micropore some 20 years later."
Dai Hayward, CEO Micropore Technologies
Micropore have donated £2,000 received from the 2018 NEPIC (North East Process Industry Cluster) Innovation Award to the highly successful Children Challenging Industry (CCI) programme aimed at teachers and children in primary schools, and science-based manufacturing companies in the UK.
The CCI programme aims to improve the perception and understanding of science and industry by teachers and children. The programme combines classroom science lessons led by expert advisory teachers, with visits to industry, to enhance teachers’ confidence and tailored to meet the needs of the science curriculum.
Micropore were delighted to be invited to participate in the event to celebrate the Innovate Tees Valley programme held at Wynyard Hall in Teesside on Tuesday 20th March. This will be followed by a showcase event on Tuesday 22nd May, also to be held at Wynyard Hall, where Micropore will join other cutting-edge businesses from the region demonstrating of the incredible innovation that is currently underway in the Tees Valley.
Dai Hayward collects a certificate recognising Micropore's status as one of Tees Valley's recognised innovators