Science Industry Partnership

02 May 2019

SIP Standards Update

The SIP facilitated Life Science and Industrial Science Trailblazer (LSIS) continues to make excellent progress.

  • The Life Science and Industrial Science Trailblazer (LSIS) has achieved approval for the Level 7 Bioinformatics Standard; the funding band assigned is £18k. Launch Communication about new Level 7 BioInformatics Scientist
  • The Level 7 research scientist standard and EPA have been approved.
  • The proposal to develop a level 7 Clinical Pharmacology Scientist has been approved by The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE); organisations involved include NHS, BPS and ABPI.
  • A programme is being initiated with IfATE to review some of the original LSIS level 3 Standards, namely Laboratory Technician and Science Industry Maintenance Technician, (SIMT). The Science Manufacturing Technician (SMT) will be considered in a subsequent review.

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