BEIS has confirmed the following consortia will be undertaking their SIA in the third wave.

The twelve consortia that will be part of the 3rd wave of SIAs are:

• Cyber Resilience Alliance (led by Worcestershire LEP with support from The Marches, Gloucestershire and Swindon and Wiltshire LEPs)

• Maximising the Marine Economy of the Highlands & Islands (Led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise)

• North West Nuclear Arc Consortium (led by Bangor University with support from Welsh Government and North West England LEPs)

• North West Coastal Arc Eco-Innovation Partnership (led by Lancaster University with support from North West England LEPs and the Welsh Government)

• Northern Powerhouse Chemicals & Processing Science (led by Tees Valley Combined Authority with support from North East, Humberside, and Liverpool City Region LEPs)

• Northern Powerhouse in Health Research (led by Northern Health Science Alliance and includes LEPs, universities and teaching hospitals from across the Northern Powerhouse)

• The South Wales Crucible (led by Swansea University)

• Upstream Space (led by UKSA/Scottish Enterprise comprising Scotland; Leicester; Belfast and a corridor between Cambridge and Portsmouth)

• Precision Medicine Innovation in Scotland (led by the University of Glasgow)

• Applied Digital Technologies (led by North East LEP)

• Sustainable Airports (led by Brunel University, looking at Heathrow)

• The Knowledge Quarter, LondonThe announcement was made by Jo Johnson during his speech at the HEFCE conference 2017 held  at the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Submitted on 12/10/2017