BIS is supported by a wide range of partner organisations in delivering its strategic priorities. Our partners provide services, information and advice to the Department and directly to a wide range of people and organisations.
BIS has four executive agencies: Companies House, the Insolvency Service, the Intellectual Property Office and the National Measurement Office. It has over 100 other partners responsible for key areas, including the 25 Sector Skills Councils, nine Regional Development Agencies and seven Research Councils. Read about how we make public appointments.
UK grant funding agency for academic research and training in biotechnology and biological sciences.
BHC ensures that there are adequate facilities for the assaying and hallmarking in the UK.
BSI is the UK's National Standards Body. It represents UK economic and social interests in European and international standards organisations and through the development of business information solutions, and works with industry, businesses, government and consumers to facilitate the production of British, European and international standards.
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