The Big Bang competition

Know the next space explorer or climate change hero? Got an idea that will transform people’s lives?

Inspire inquisitive minds to think big, challenge facts, ask questions and invent solutions with the UK’s top science and engineering competition. Young people are amazing – help them shine and change the world.

Join the fun! (…and develop skills along the way)

  • Build confidence and teamwork skills
  • Solve problems
  • Get expert feedback
  • Celebrate and share your work

The Competition is now closed, and will reopen for the 2021-2022 academic year. This year's winners were announced on 23 June 2021 as part of Big Bang Digital!

Meet the 2021 winners!

Get inspired

Interested in entering The Big Bang Competition, but don’t know where to start, or looking for project ideas? 

Check out this section for inspiration and advice to help you get started on your project

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Top tips from competitors and judges