ABHI - Association of British Health-Care Industries
  Automating Manufacturing - This government funded programme provides the opportunity for UK manufacturers to benefit from independent, impartial expertise to assist in the implementation of appropriate automation solutions.
  AXrEM - Association of Healthcare Technology Providers for Imaging, Radiotherapy and Care.
  B2B Compliance - B2B Compliance is a not-for-profit initiative of GAMBICA and is an approved Producer Compliance scheme under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006.
  BEAMA - The British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers' Association operates through three Directorates covering manufacturers of Power, Energy and Installation Equipment.

BEIS - The Department for Business, Energy, Innovation & Skills (BEIS) brings together responsibility for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy and climate change. It is tasked with developing and delivering a comprehensive industrial strategy and leads the governments relationship with business.

  BIVDA - Trade association for the in-vitro diagnostics industry.
  BLMA - British Laboratory Managers Association
  BSI - BSI is the business standards organisation in the UK. It works with business experts, government bodies, trade associations and consumer groups to capture best practice and structure standards
  CAPIEL - European low voltage switchgear and control gear association (products, systems and assemblies)
  CASS - CASS (Conformity Assessment of Safety-related Systems) is a certification scheme set up and managed by those sectors of UK industry with an interest in accredited certification to IEC 61508.
  CEMEP - European Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Machines and Power Electronics
  DEFRA - UK Government Site - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
  EAMA - The Engineering and Machinery Alliance (EAMA) is an 'umbrella' organisation of like-minded associations that represent SME manufacturers. It acts in concert on certain common lobbying issues and other representational activities.
  EEF - Engineering Employers' Federation
  ESCO Executive - ESCO Executive, a consortium of leading UK trade associations for the electronics sector
  GTMA - GTMA is a UK-based trade association representing leading companies in precision engineering, rapid product development, toolmaking, tooling technologies, metrology and other critical manufacturing related products and services.
  IEC - The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies.  The IEC also manages conformity assessment schemes that certify whether equipment, systems or components conform to its International Standards.
  IET - The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and has offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
  InstMC - The Institute of Measurement & Control - Britain's foremost professional body for the Automation Industry - provides members with routes to Engineering Council registration as Chartered and Incorporated Engineers, and Engineering Technicians.
  LGC - Formerly a government agency, LGC was privatised in April 1996. Its official role as Government Chemist continues but it is also the UK's leading independent analytical laboratory.
  Measurement Network - Measurement Network, a place for anyone with an interest in measurement - enabling measurement knowledge to be shared between NMS scientists and network members.- providing a forum for the exchange of information and advice between members and other measurement experts.- providing a programme of seminars and conferences- involving members in working groups or other activities tailored to their own particular interests.  
  NEL - Founded as a UK Government Laboratory in 1948, National Engineering Laboratory became part of TÜV Product Service Limited in 1996. NEL is an independent, internationally recognised engineering technology centre, operating across areas such as process, oil & gas, transportation and defence.
  NMRO - The aim of the National Measurement and Regulation Office (NMRO) is to simplify technical regulation for the benefit of British business. NMRO is an executive agency, sponsored by the Better Regulation Delivery Office and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.  
  NMS - The National Measurement System (NMS) provides the UK with an infrastructure of laboratories that deliver world-class measurement science and technology and provide traceable and increasingly accurate standards of measurement. The NMS is delivered through the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).  
  NPL - The National Physical Laboratory is the UK’s National Measurement Institute and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology.
  ORGALIME - ORGALIME is the European federation of national industrial associations representing the European mechanical, electrical, electronic and metal articles industries.
  The 61508 Association - The 61508 Association is a cross-industry group of organizations with an interest in achieving a dependable and cost-effective method for demonstrating compliance with IEC 61508 and related standards
  UK Trade & Investment - UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is the UK Government network dedicated to building British business success overseas and to developing inward investment.
  WCSIM - Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers