Steve Blanks, Newcastle Gateshead Initiative, Marshal Siziba, Lynsey Gray, Siemens
The Ingenious Energy Challenge winners
Monday 23 July - @richardmelissap on Instagram (note they haven’t yet claimed their prize)
Tuesday 24 July - @maaarshal on Instagram (also the overall winner)
Wednesday 25 July - @annaella1 on Instagram
Thursday 26 July - @kofficefma on Twitter
Friday 27 July - @CharlieRyan63 on Twitter
Saturday 28 July - @jessoakesx on Instagram
Sunday 29 July - @jesscullen_spamx
Monday 30 July - @timeladysong on Instagram
Tuesday 31 July - @hannah_carter_ on Instagram
Wednesday 1 August - @ShahsterUK on Twitter
Saturday 4 August – no shares
Sunday 5 August - @geordiebird on Twitter
345,723 joules generated / 3 joules for each step = 115,241 steps
144 steps = 1 meter drive in a Nissan Leaf
115,241 / 144 = 800 meters
1 mile is equal to 1609 meters
800 / 1609 = 0.49 miles.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. With its publicly listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2017, which ended on September 30, 2017, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.2 billion. At the end of September 2017, the company had around 377,000 employees worldwide.
Further information is available on the internet at www.siemens.com @SiemensUKNews
Pavegen is the global leader in harvesting energy and data from footfall. Our mission is to make our technology available to all communities, empowering people for a better world. Our patented technology connects people to sustainability and smart cities, creating powerful experiences which convert footsteps into off-grid energy, rich data and rewards. We call this the internet of beings, making cities smarter with every step.
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About Great Exhibition of the North:
- For more information on Great Exhibition of the North click here: https://getnorth2018.com/.
- In October 2016, NewcastleGateshead was selected to host Great Exhibition of the North; NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI) led the bid and is the lead delivery partner for the Exhibition, working closely with colleagues at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Sage Gateshead, Newcastle City Council, Gateshead Council, The Great Run Company, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and a board chaired by Sir Gary Verity.
- City Delivery Partners including Newcastle University, Northumbria University, Gateshead College and Newcastle United Football Club are also providing vital support for Great Exhibition of the North.
- Towns and cities across the North of England are getting involved by being part of the ‘Inspired by’ programme of events, experiences and performances. People can submit details of their event at getnorth2018.com/inspiredby.
- Great Exhibition of the North is encouraging schools to get involved, with content available on the website to both download teaching resources and upload their responses. Schools can do follow up work developed in the classroom by booking a tailored visit to the Exhibition during the final four weeks of the summer term.
- Great Exhibition of the North will provide a range of exciting volunteer opportunities for individuals, groups and businesses. A team of over 1,000 volunteers will welcome visitors to NewcastleGateshead, interpreting themes of exhibition, lead school groups and provide event support at special one-off occasions.
- On Tuesday 27 February the BBC announced a partnership to support Great Exhibition of the North.
- Great Exhibition of the North is supported by Premier Partners Virgin Trains, Accenture and CISCO.
- Funding has also been secured via Innovate UK, VisitEngland, Royal Commission for the Exhibition 1851, the Sir James Knott Trust and Reece Foundation and by England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.
- National Lottery players have supported the Great Exhibition of the North through £1.7m of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund; Big Lottery Fund and Arts Council England.
- Womble Bond Dickinson, Ward Hadaway, Siemens, Port of Tyne, Virgin Money, BT, Robertson and NewSubstance are proud partners of Great Exhibition of the North.Newcastle Airport, Greggs plc, Go North East, Tyne & Wear Metro and Northumbrian Water, Shout Digital, Stagecoach, PwC, Barbour Foundation, Northern Powergrid, HMS Calliope and Ubisoft are supporting partners.