Edinburgh International Science Festival foundation

Edinburgh International Science Festival foundation

Charity information

Edinburgh International Science Festival foundation

Edinburgh International Science Festival, founded in 1989, is an educational charity that aims to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the world around them.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    Our 
mission 
is
 to 
inspire, 
encourage
 and
 challenge 
people 
of 
all 
ages 
and
 backgrounds 
to 
explore 
and
understand 
the 
world 
around 
them
– and
 to
communicate
 the
 educational,
social 
and 
economic
 benefits 
of
 science 
and
 technology.

  • Aims

    Edinburgh International Science Festival foundation aims to:

    • Run an extraordinary festival in Edinburgh with wide public appeal that sets the international standard for science engagement.
    • Improve the teaching of science in Scottish primary schools and support teachers to deliver the curriculum.
    • Be innovators in science communication at all levels.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1989

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 33

    Part time staff: 26

    Phone number: 0131 553 0324

    Address: Harbourside House110 Commercial StreetEdinburgh EH6 6NF

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website