Recognised as one of Ireland’s leading festivals for the promotion of STEM, over 30 interactive shows and workshops will take place throughout the day.
Highlights are James Grime presents the Enigma Machine; Dr Michel Dugon of Ted.com with Sofia the tarantula and more; Sue McGrath’s amazing Bubble Show; James Soper & Your Beautiful Biased Brain; Teddy bear hospital; Observatory UK; Sirius Science; Blackrock Observatory; Killaloe Exploration Dome – Searching Outer Space; Science Busking by the Institute of Physics; Self-drive cars by Valeo; and EA Games demo their exciting new games
There are fantastic interactive exhibits by Medtronic, NUI Galway, Boston Scientific, Cisco, GMIT, Fidelity, Creganna/TE, Marine Institute, Merit Medical, Aerogen, Romero Games and SOTI.
Paul Mee, Chairperson, Galway Science and Technology Festival and Tax Partner, Mazars Galway, said “Galway continues to build a strong reputation as a major global med-tech hub and we’re delighted high profile organisations like Medtronic, Boston Scientific, NUIG, GMIT, Creganna Medical, Aerogen, CISCO, Fidelity Investments, EA Games, Mazars and Valeo play a major role in supporting our festival. The development of the festival has played a positive role in nurturing and guiding students into careers in these sectors.”