Science Industry Partnership

News (March 2020)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Department for Education Apprenticeship Programme Response

24 Mar 2020

This is a difficult time for apprentices, employers and providers of apprenticeship training, assessment and external assurance. The government is committed to supporting apprentices, and employers co…More …

UK launches whole genome sequence alliance to map spread of coronavirus

24 Mar 2020

Government and scientific community back new genome sequencing consortium to map spread of COVID-19 £20 million investment will allow scientists and clinicians to unlock secrets of the disease the…More …

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for SIP Members

18 Mar 2020

Following careful consideration of the current course of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we will not be travelling to, hosting or attending external meetings.  We have made this decision in the interests…More …

The Process Manufacturing Industry’s Skills Challenge

17 Mar 2020

Skills Forum sees employers joining forces Jon Mason, Chair, Science Industry Partnership Process Industries (SIPPI) sets out the role of this key Strategic Forum which has a focus on the skills int…More …

Budget Round Up - key messages

12 Mar 2020

Supporting people to improve their skills is a vital part of the government’s aim to level up opportunity across the country. Increasing productivity depends on improving the skills levels of this gen…More …

IfATE Consultation on Future System for Setting Apprenticeship Funding Rates

10 Mar 2020

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has taken on board feedback from employers, who develop new apprenticeships, that the existing system is not transparent enough and ne…More …

Women leading the way in breaking down boundaries in science and innovation

10 Mar 2020

Government unveils almost £3 million new fund for visionary, entrepreneurial female innovators. On Sunday (8th March 2020), the UK's first dedicated female Science Minister, Amanda Solloway, committe…More …

Major £179 million government investment will support the next generation of STEM talent

09 Mar 2020

Announced on Friday (6th March 2020), the UK will benefit from a multi-million-pound government package of investment to support the next generation of scientists, mathematicians and engineers from al…More …