Ensuring our sector has strong, strategic leaders with the skills to lead their organisations is crucial to success. Here are some of the programmes and funding opportunities aimed at developing the next generation of bioscience leaders and upskilling the current workforce:

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BIA Manufacturing Advisory Committee Leadership Programme (MAC LeaP) 

The BIA MAC LeaP programme supports the development and training of managers in the biopharmaceutical and cell & gene therapy industries through cross-sector learning and peer networks.

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Apprenticeships in Leadership and Management

Apprenticeships can be used to develop leadership and management skills within the existing workforce as well as bring in new talent to the sector. Leadership apprenticeships are open to anyone from a range of backgrounds including graduate, postgraduate and st-doctoral scientists.

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Case studies

Read the stories from Future Leaders Fellowship, UKRI Innovation and the In2scienceUK Scholars.