Partners And Friends

Many of the organizations listed below also appear in our Club Network support pages with descriptions of the services they are able provide to our clubs.

The Royal Academy of Engineering – brings together the country’s most eminent engineers from all disciplines to promote excellence in the science, art and the practice of engineering. (

The BA (The British Association for the Advancement of Science) exists to advance the understanding, accessibility and accountability of the sciences and engineering (

The Engineering Council – responsible for standards and policies on U.K, engineering education and provides links to individual engineering institutions (

The Engineering and Technology Board (ETB) – champion of the wider engineering and technology community. (

EEF is one of the UK’s leading providers of business services in employment relations and employment law, health, safety and environment, manufacturing performance, and education and skills (

Headstart – provides a comprehensive programme of science and engineering experience courses at university for professional careers in science, engineering and technology (

Engineering Education Scheme – in the scheme, an engineer works with a team of up to four high ability Year 12 students, and their teacher, for 5-6 months on a real engineering problem (

Year in Industry – provides talented young people with paid, degree relevant work placements in the year out before or during their university course (

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the source of official information about engineering and physical sciences research grants and funding (

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) an institution formed in spring 2006 by the coming together of the IEE and IIE. It aima to serve a global community engaged in engineering and technology, by providing an accessible knowledge network. (

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is the United Kingdom’s qualifying body for mechanical engineers and has been the home of Mechanical Engineers for over 150 years. Around 75,000 engineers world-wide are members. (

Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) I is a leading international body, providing services for and representing the interests of those involved in chemical, biochemical and process engineering world-wide (

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a charity that exists to promote and progress civil engineering. What is civil engineering? (

The Manufacturing Foundation is a not-for-profit think tank that researches into manufacturing issues and provides policy advice to Regional and National Government (

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) knows the machine tool and manufacturing technologies industry in the UK better than any other organisation, (

The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), is working to increase the UK’s capacity for innovation. We invest in all stages of the innovation process, backing new ideas and funding new ventures that stimulate entrepreneurship (

Network of Education Business Partnerships (EBPs) Provide the link between Education and Business on behalf of local business with a key objective to develop the skills and attitudes of future employees. (

The Royal Institution (The Ri) – is a home for everyone interested in science, irrespective of whether they have a scientific background or not (

SCENTA initiated by The Engineering and Technology Board (the etb), works with leaders in the science, engineering and technology (SET) world to provide a gateway to the best SET resources on the web (

The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing Technologies Alliance (SEMTA) is the Sector Skills Council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies (

The Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics Network (SETNET) is a UK-wide charity that promotes Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) awareness, especially among young people. (