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UKCES Futures Programme: skills for innovation in manufacturing

UKCES Futures Programme: skills for innovation in manufacturing

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) is offering employers in the manufacturing sector the opportunity to receive co-investment from a pot of £1 million.

Competition brief

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) is offering employers in the manufacturing sector the opportunity to receive co-investment from a pot of £1 million. Businesses of all sizes across the UK are invited to develop, pilot or scale-up new ways of boosting the skills and business practices needed to maximise the value of UK innovation, through the UK Futures Programme.

This competition focuses on the range of non-technological/STEM skills required to manage and commercialise innovation. We are looking for employer-led proposals to run initiatives lasting 12 months. Proposals must be joint investments, with employers investing in cash, in kind or both alongside a maximum government contribution of £150,000 per project.

The competition brief outlines the nature of the UK Futures Programmecompetition, Skills for Innovation in Manufacturing.

It should be read alongside the The UK Futures Programme: an introductionand accompanying guidance for applicants. These can be found on the programme overview page.

For more information on this competition, please read the press release, or to discuss this competition further with a member of our team, please contact:

If you would like to apply to the Skills for Innovation for Manufacturing competition, please click here.To view the full application documentation, please click here.

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