04 Jan 2019
The SIP Board meeting at the end of 2018 focussed of the development an ambitious 2019 SIP Business Plan, together with the new Operational Plan. Both will be rolled out from April this year. The Business Plan sets out a clear direction for SIP over the next 3 years from 2019 to 2021, with an Operational Plan for 2019. It is a roadmap for the partnership that sets out its purpose, vision, governance and how it will go about meeting its goals.
In the Business Plan, we have reviewed the governance structure to be more representative of the science sector and to meet the need to engage more businesses in the regions.
The SIP membership offer has three pillars (i) Strategic Impact & Influence (ii) Collaborative Outcomes and (iii) Individual Company Support. We have also set out our objectives for delivery in 2019 in the SIP Operational Plan 2019 including leading on the delivery of a Skills Strategy for 2030 with Government and our skills partners.
Looking back at the SIP’s progress, the operational data for 2018 show: