Nearly 100 guests from industry and education launched the biggest and most exciting STEM festival for young people in the region.
Like never before the world needs people and ideas that want to find positive solutions to the social and environmental issues we face.
Business leaders in the science-related industries are being encouraged to celebrate their achievements with a national award launched by the organiser of the Business of Science Conference.
Crawley students will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the latest developments in science and technology at a special day-long event in their school later this month.
The achievements of almost 60 students from Crawley and Gatwick schools were commended at an awards ceremony on Thursday, March 16 at the Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley.