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Semta: Attracting new talent to fill in the skills gaps in SMEs through graduates


semtaThis SEMTA project will contribute to achieving the vision of improving the quality and effectiveness of Small to Medium sized Enterprise (SME) engagement with Higher Education (HE).

The investment will increase the number of SMEs who recruit Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates, through providing solutions to identified barriers and applying current ‘Best Practice’ from the Electronics sector across the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Composites, Electronics, Electrical, Marine, Mechanical and Low Carbon related activity.

Return On Investment

  • Best Practice identified, improving quality and effectiveness of of SME and HE engagement
  • 500 Graduates recruited into the Sector improving the age profile
  •  Decrease skills gaps and improve Higher Qualification profile of sector

UK Commission investment: £600,000
Employer/Other Investment: £0
Employer/Other in-kind investment: £600,000

Further Information

For more information about this project please contact:
Website: http://www.semta.org.uk
Contact details: http://www.semta.org.uk/contactus

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