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Understanding skills requirements and connecting the right training is key to developing a skilled STEM workforce


The technical landscape is always changing - employers need skilled workers and workers need training. nexaSTEM aims to bring together people with training and education expertise who can deliver solutions that fill critical areas of STEM skills need – with a particular focus on the life sciences sector.


This sector is experiencing rapid growth, driven by many new and innovative technologies appearing at pace. This requires continual adaptation of educational curricula and training offerings to keep up, and poses significant challenges to continually up-skill the existing workforce.


nexaSTEM is working with partners to develop skills strategy and deliver solutions to skills gaps through educational offerings, short course training and the development of apprenticeships.


strategy & standards

Supporting employer groups with strategic workforce development, as well as developing new training standards and apprenticeships.

training & education

Working with partner organisations to produce new training and education courses to meet future skills needs in data-driven life sciences.

online training

Addressing challenges in access to training across key skills gaps through the development of online training materials and learner support.