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MK STEM Awards

The MK STEM Awards

Thursday, 29th February 2024

Unity Place, 200 Grafton Gate Milton Keynes, MK9 1UP





Submission Deadline Extended to the 30th of November

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Recognising Success
Celebrating Excellence

In Milton Keynes & Surrounding Areas

Welcome To

The MK STEM Awards

The MK STEM Awards will take place on Thursday, 29th February 2024, and we are looking forward to bringing our STEM community together and celebrating in style at MK’s fabulous Unity Place venue. These awards have been designed to promote the vast achievements and celebrate our STEM heroes in and around Milton Keynes and surrounding areas. Join us in raising a glass to everyone who plays a part in making Milton Keynes an economic growth hub and one of the UK’s leading STEM cities.

We welcome entries from a wide audience including Blue-chip companies, new initiatives, innovators, start-ups, children, teenagers, individuals, schools or colleges, adult education establishments, consultants,  research organisations, associations and not-for-profit programmes.

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Partnership Packages

Venue Partner

We are delighted to be hosting Milton Keynes STEM Awards 2024 at our unique and sustainably designed venue which has community and innovation at the heart.

Rhodri Adrian, Restaurant Associates Account Director at Unity Place

Supporting Partner

Women Leaders UK is delighted to support the MK STEM Awards. It’s great to see an event which will celebrate the amazing individuals and organisations at the heart of Milton Keynes’ vibrant tech sector.

The awards will amplify MK’s reputation as a high-tech, high-skill, high wage economy and one of the UK’s best cities for tech.

Dr Julie Mills OBE DL, Chair, Women Leaders UK

Production Partner

“Everyone at Outlook Creative Group is excited about the new MK STEM Awards, and we’re very proud to be the production partners for this prestigious event. We are a digital business working at the forefront of creative technology, and we know how integral STEM is to MK and the local economy.”

Adam Sherlock, Joint Managing Director, Outlook Creative Group, Northampton.


Blue-chip companies, new initiatives, innovators, start-ups, children, teenagers, individuals, teams, schools / colleges, adult education establishments, consultants,  research organisations, associations and not-for-profit programmes.


From 6.00pm,
THU, 29th FEB 2024


Unity Place, 200 Grafton Gate,
Milton Keynes MK9 1UP


THU, 30th NOV 2023

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​An initiative led by women (incl. Transwomen) that promotes women’s empowerment in STEM.
An educational establishment or qualification provider that can demonstrate they are inclusive place to study in terms of STEM course offering and opportunities and support for a diverse student cohort.
An individual who is currently at school, who has demonstrated achievements in their studies and has shown exemplary progress in a STEM subject, through a project or initiative they have undertaken.
An individual who is currently in full time or part time further or higher education (college, university, or part of an apprenticeship scheme) who has demonstrated achievements in their studies and has shown exemplary progress in a STEM subject, through a project or initiative they have undertaken.​
A young person (aged 16-30) who is currently working on a project to help improve a STEM initiative and who shows leadership qualities, to lead on potential STEM initiatives for the future.
A project or initiative that an organisation or individual has undertaken within the last three years and is doing something innovative within their industry, that makes them stand out from their competitors.

A STEM start-up which has been established within the last three years and can demonstrate a strong plan for future growth in terms of innovation and financial growth.

An organisation that has encouraged and has shown its commitment to D, E & I within STEM, through their workforce (recruitment, retention & training) and diversity of client projects.
A STEM business that puts sustainability at the heart of what they do and which has resulted in a positive environmental impact.

Someone who has dedicated their career to STEM and the impact they have had on a community or organisation or STEM segment /area.

Personal thanks from me.
The finalist who scored the highest overall.

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MK STEM Awards Brochure

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It’s definitely time to celebrate all things STEM in Milton Keynes. We are one of the UK’s premier Science, Engineering & Technology cities, and we have demonstrated our commitment to STEM-related initiatives, which has driven innovation, productivity and competitiveness – all essential for economic growth. Advancements in our STEM sectors will continue to attract new industries and businesses, generate highly-skilled jobs, as well as national and global investments.

Meena Chander, CEO of Events Together

MK STEM Awards Timeline

Final Submission
THUR, 30th NOV 2023
Judging Takes Place

FRI, 01st DEC
FRI, 15 DEC 2023

Shortlist Announced
MON, 18th DEC 2023
The MK STEM Awards
THU, 29th FEB 2024

Download our MK STEM Awards Brochure for more detailed information.

Become A Judge

We’re pleased to confirm that we’re already in active conversations with a number of prominent MK STEM sector representatives, but we cannot stress enough that we welcome a broad range of representatives from across all areas of the MK STEM community to join our judging panel. If you would like to propose yourself or someone else as a judge, please do reach out to Meena Chander for a chat at

Partnership Packages

We welcome support from partners across the MK STEM community and have a wide range of packages available to suit all budgets. For more information you can download our Partnership Packages brochure, and to express your interest or to discuss in more detail you can contact

Events Together

Meena Chander

Meena Chander is the CEO of Events Together and has a long and successful track record in the global corporate events industry. Five years ago, Meena successfully launched the ‘This Is Us’ Conference, the first Diversity and Inclusion Conference for MK. Meena followed this success in 2023 with the ‘This Is Us’ D&I Awards. Meena is based in Milton Keynes and is committed to supporting the development of this area.

Find out more about Events Together:

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Some Common Questions

What is the Full Address of The Venue?2023-08-18T18:19:58+00:00

Unity Place, 200 Grafton Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1UP

What is the Criteria for Entering?2023-08-18T16:20:19+00:00

The full guidelines can be found on the Awards Portal when you enter the Awards.

I Would Like To Sponsor Or Partner In The Event. Who Should I Contact?2023-08-18T16:26:00+00:00

Please send an email to for any sponsorship / partnership opportunities.

Are Special Dietary Needs Catered for at the Awards?2023-08-18T16:35:24+00:00

Please request any special dietary requests on the registration form at the time of booking your ticket. Soft drinks will be available for non-alcohol drinkers at the Awards event (which can be indicated on the registration form).

Are Special Rates Available at Local Hotels if I Am Staying Overnight?2023-08-18T16:34:39+00:00

A discount can be obtained by calling the hotel direct and advising you are attending the MK STEM Awards organised by Events Together.

Is There Lift Access To The Event Space?2023-08-18T21:21:13+00:00

Yes, there is a lift to the event spaces.

What are your Provisions for COVID?2023-08-18T21:21:30+00:00

We are following all Government guidelines in relation to COVID. You are welcome to wear a mask if you would like to.

When is the Closing Date of the Awards?2023-08-18T18:21:02+00:00

The closing date is 17:00 hrs on Sunday, 29th October 2023.

What is the Date of the Awards?2023-08-18T16:19:27+00:00

Thursday, 29 February 2024.

What if I can’t Attend the Event After I Have Booked My Ticket?2023-08-18T16:22:15+00:00

All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Please let us know if you are unable to attend by sending an email to

What Is The Confidentiality Policy For The Award Entries?2023-08-18T16:21:14+00:00

All submissions will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Each Judge will be required to sign an NDA in advance of the judging.

Is there Parking Available at the Venue?2023-08-18T21:20:57+00:00

There is ample parking available within the surrounding areas of the venue.

How Will I Know if my Submission has been Selected for Entry?2023-08-18T16:30:17+00:00

All entrants will receive and email confirming whether their entry has been selected.

How Will I Get My Tickets to the Awards?2023-08-18T16:30:58+00:00

You will be emailed E-Tickets.

Who Should I Contact for any General Queries?2023-08-18T15:14:20+00:00

Please send an email to