Science Industry Partnership

News (February 2020)

IfATE is consulting on the process for how they recommend funding bands

25 Feb 2020

Another IfATE consultation was announced yesterday (24 February) – this time on the changes to funding recommendations.  This consultation launched on Monday 24th February and closes on Monday 6th Ap…More …

£10 million boost to improve patient care with new technologies

20 Feb 2020

Government backs researchers with £10 million to develop innovations that will transform patients’ lives and significantly boost UK life sciences sector.  A new £10 million scheme will give leading b…More …

Gillian Keegan appointed Apprenticeships and Skills Minister

18 Feb 2020

Gillian Keegan has been named as the new apprenticeships and skills minister. She joined the Department for Education as a parliamentary under secretary of state on Friday (14th February) following B…More …

T Level providers to receive multi-million pound package of support

11 Feb 2020

T Level providers across the country will benefit from a £110 million boost to upgrade buildings, invest in high quality equipment  and boost teachers' skills.  Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson,…More …

A new advanced imaging centre will receive £81 million government support

11 Feb 2020

Government backs new advanced imaging centre that will generate precise 3D images of the internal structure of objects. Chris Skidmore, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Inn…More …

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), will trial streamlined application processes for researchers

11 Feb 2020

From today (11 February 2020) the government’s overarching research body, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), will trial streamlined application processes for researchers. Chris Skidmore, Minister for…More …

The Royal Society of Biology is pleased to announce the launch of its Apprentice of the Year award

10 Feb 2020

The Apprentice of the Year award has been set up as part of the RSB's 10 year anniversary celebrations, to celebrate apprentices and recognises their contributions.  The award recognises apprentices…More …

Invitation to IfATE Engineering and manufacturing route review workshops

04 Feb 2020

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) is hosting a series of consultation events as part of the Engineering and Manufacturing Route Review.  To ensure stakeholders at all…More …