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About the IET
We inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community to engineer a better world.
We are a diverse home for engineering and technology intelligence throughout the world. This breadth and depth means we are uniquely placed to help the sector progress society.
We want to build the profile of engineering and technology to change outdated perceptions and tackle the skills gap. This includes encouraging more women to become engineers and growing the number of engineering apprentices.
Interview opportunities are available with our spokespeople from a range of engineering and technology disciplines including cyber-security, energy, engineering skills, innovation, manufacturing, technology, transport and diversity in engineering.
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About the AMRC
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a world-class centre for research into advanced manufacturing technologies used in the aerospace, automotive, medical and other high-value manufacturing sectors.
The AMRC has a global reputation for helping companies overcome manufacturing problems and is a model for collaborative research involving universities, academics and industry worldwide.
The AMRC is a member of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a consortium of leading manufacturing and process research centres, backed by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK.
About the Construction Leadership Council
The CLC’s mission is to provide sector leadership to the construction industry.
The CLC also convenes the industry response to urgent issues such as the Covid-19 pandemic. The CLC has a series of workstreams that work collaboratively to address the biggest issues facing the industry including skills, building safety and net zero.
About the Centre for Digital Built Britain
The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) is a partnership between the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the University of Cambridge. Our work toward a digital built Britain seeks to digitise the entire life-cycle of our built assets to better design, build, operate, integrate the built environment and find innovative ways of delivering more capacity out of our existing social and economic infrastructure. CDBB is a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub and the home of the National Digital Twin Programme (NDTp).
About the Construction Innovation Hub
Born out of the Construction Sector Deal and the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund in 2018, the Construction Innovation Hub brings together world-class expertise from the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), BRE and the Centre for Digital Built Britain(CDBB).
The Hub is working with more than 300 public and private-sector organisations to deliver a fully integrated programme consisting of the Value Toolkit, Platform Programme, International Programme and Information Management, to co-develop solutions that enable better decision-making, drive digital transformation, improve delivery and accelerate sector recovery.
The Hub and its partners are committed to fundamentally transforming UK construction so that it delivers better social, environmental and economic outcomes for current and future generations.
techUK is the trade association which brings together people, companies, and organisations to realise the positive outcomes of what digital technology can achieve.
With over 830 members (the majority of which are SMEs) across the UK, techUK creates a network for innovation and collaboration across business, government, and stakeholders to provide a better future for people, society, the economy and the planet.
By providing expertise and insight, we support our members, partners, and stakeholders as they prepare the UK for what comes next in a constantly changing world.
About The Alan Turing Institute
The Alan Turing Institute is the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.
The Institute is named in honour of Alan Turing, whose pioneering work in theoretical and applied mathematics, engineering and computing is considered to have laid the foundations for modern-day data science and artificial intelligence.
The Institute’s goals are to undertake world-class research in data science and artificial intelligence, apply its research to real-world problems, drive economic impact and societal good, lead the training of a new generation of scientists, and shape the public conversation around data and algorithms.
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