Virtual Bring It On 2020 was an online programme of inspirational video content aimed at 9-14 year olds. The new videos Educated, Inspired and Informed young people across the North East about the engineering opportunities available to them in the future.

Each episode showcases a different leading North East engineering company. The episodes were released weekly on this page of our website and featured a diverse range of company’s engineers talking about their role and what the company produces. Students have had the opportunity to get to know these engineers; how did they get into engineering, what inspired them to become an engineer, what a day is like in their job, and even where they stand on things like McDonald's vs Burger King!

The shows uncovered the real people behind North East engineering, showcasing the amazing things their companies are doing, right here, in our region. Providing students with an opportunity to picture their future selves at work.

You can check out our impact report for Virtual Bring it On 2020 here.

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Please note some of the filming took place before the pandemic.

The series is split across 5 exciting subsectors, showing the diverse range of engineering opportunities:

Subsea, Oil & Gas, Renewables, Energy

Civil, Structural, Construction

Automotive, Rail, Aerospace

Chemical, Biotech, Pharmaceutical

Creative, Digital, Technology

FINAL EPISODE: Wednesday 9 December

EPISODE 19: Wednesday 4 November

DeepOcean who are a leading subsea service provider

EPISODE 18: Wednesday 14 October

Siemens Energy who drive the transition to more sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy systems.

EPISODE 17: Wednesday 7 October

Pfizer one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies

EPISODE 16: Wednesday 23 September

Meet the student engineers

EPISODE 15: Wednesday 16 September

UNIPRES supplier of steel pressings and sub-assemblies to the automotive industry

EPISODE 14: Wednesday 9 September

Caterpillar the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

EPISODE 13: Wednesday 26 August

Northumbrian Water: who make sure clean, clear and great tasting water is delivered to our 2.7 million customers’ homes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week

EPISODE 12: Wednesday 19 August

SUEZ: who have a vision to engineer a society where there is no more waste.

EPISODE 11: Wednesday 12 August

Virgin Money: the financial service provider, who's mission is to build a better banking experience for their customers

EPISODE 10: Wednesday 5 August

EDF Energy: the UK's largest producer of low-carbon electricity.

EPISODE NINE: Wednesday 29 July

Lucite International: global leader in the design, development and manufacture of acrylic-based products

EPISODE EIGHT: Wednesday 22 July

Siemens Gamesa: a leading supplier of wind power solutions to customers all over the globe.

EPISODE SEVEN: Wednesday 15 July

Legrand, specialists in cable management, power distribution, wiring devices, assisted living and healthcare, energy controls and digital infrastructures.

EPISODE SIX: Wednesday 8 July

Jacobs, the company committed to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable.

EPISODE FIVE: Wednesday 1 July

Costain, the company that helps to improve people's lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meeting urgent national needs across the UK's water, energy and transportation infrastructures.

EPISODE FOUR: Wednesday 24 June

GSK the science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer.

EPISODE THREE: Wednesday 17 June

Pearson Engineering (part of Reece Group) the trusted experts in designing and manufacturing equipment to breach, detect, defeat and clear obstacles, mines and other explosives.

EPISODE TWO: Wednesday 10 June

JDR Cables. The manufacturers for high performance subsea & power cables

EPISODE ONE: Wednesday 03 June

Ardmore Craig The Darlington based engineering consultancy providing engineering offshore solutions in the North East.