The National Science + Engineering Competition is open to all 11-18 year olds in full-time education and residing in the United Kingdom. The Competition is aimed at recognising and rewarding young people's talents in all fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The competition is supported and funded by an increasing number of organisations, Elinext - educational software developer, being one of the recent ones.

One may apply as a participant from Jan - October each year, through either heats at selected Big Bang Near Me Fairs or our online heats. The chosen Finalists are invited to showcase their work to thousands of people at The annual Big Bang Fair.

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