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Ceres Power launches 2023 Reimagine Clean Energy Competition

Ceres Power launches 2023 Reimagine Clean Energy Competition

 25 Oct 2022 | views: 1276 | Competitions

Ceres Power kicks off Reimagine for its second year, laying down the net-zero challenge for secondary school pupils from across the South East.

Ceres, a world-leading developer of clean energy technology, has launched its creative school STEM competition, Reimagine 2023. Following the success of its inaugural year in 2022, Reimagine is back, aiming to once again inspire the next generation of innovators and creatives to tackle the global climate crisis and mission for net-zero.

The competition, in collaboration with STEM Learning UK and this year’s sponsor, The Tallow Chandlers Company, will see students aged between 11-18 years old from schools across the South East of England, asked to submit up to three minutes of animation explaining an exciting and original scientific concept relevant to the net-zero mission. The aim is to inspire the next generation of innovators and creatives to think about the global climate challenge and to bring their own creativity to tackling the mission for net zero. The deadline for entries is Friday 31st March 2023.

Following a closed roundtable judging session, shortlisted schools will be taken forward to the final event and Awards Ceremony due to take place at The Science Museum, London, June 2023. The Reimagine expert judging panel will assess entries on level of creativity, depth of research, and how far ideas can have an impact on climate change.

This year’s judging panel includes:

  • Caroline Hargrove PhD, Chief Technology Officer, Ceres
  • Professor Dame Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge, British engineer, Chair of STEM Learning UK and crossbench member of the House of Lords
  • Eman Martin-Vignerte, Director at Robert Bosch GmbH and Chair of CBI Southeast
  • Alex James, Siemens, Energy Education Outreach Manager, Siemens Energy new for 2023
  • Simon Ridge, Lead Animator Creative Assembly new for 2023

Caroline Hargrove said, “After an incredibly successful inaugural year, I am thrilled to once again be part of this excellent competition. As Chief Technology Officer of Ceres, my team and I are used to pushing innovation in the name of tackling climate change on a daily basis. With Reimagine, we’re handing that challenge over to school students, inspiring this next generation of innovators to bring creativity and ingenuity to tackling this critical global challenge. Last year, my fellow judges and I were absolutely blown away by the quality of entries received and cannot wait to see what ideas students have in store for us this time around”.

Last year’s inaugural competition saw 21 ‘Hydrogen Animation Challenge’ entries from across 20 schools. After a hotly debated judging process, Notley High School, from Braintree, Essex was crowned Reimagine 2022 Winner at a Final Awards event, hosted at The Science Museum. The entry from Farnham Heath End School, Surrey came in as a worthy Runner Up. Both the Winning and Runner Up animation entries for Reimagine 2022 can be seen at https://www.ceres.tech/reimagine/previous-winners

To find out more and register for Reimagine 2023, visit www.ceres.tech/reimagine/

Launch Video