2021 Innovation and Skills highlights

Working with our expert panels, industry, academia, and Government, we continued to provide engineering solutions across many industry sectors.

Through interviews, blog posts, reports, consultations, webinars, and more, we aimed to deliver insight to advance technology and innovation for the benefit of society.

Below are some of our Innovation and Skills highlights of this year.

Read the full list of 2021 sector highlights from the Insight and Policy team

Skills for net zero and a green recovery 2020 survey

We carry out an annual skills survey of engineering employers in the UK. In 2020 we focused on the skills requirements for delivering the UK Government’s net-zero target by 2050, the subsequent impacts of Covid-19 on engineering employers, and more.

A carbon-neutral country - what is net zero and why is it necessary?

Decarbonising quickly and effectively to hit our net-zero target by 2050 requires urgent, clear, and decisive leadership. In this video we ask what is net zero and why is it necessary.

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