Other useful sites

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ACE - Association for Consultancy and Engineering


The Association for University Research and Industry Links 

Association of Consulting Engineers

Audi Design Foundation

British Expertise

British Safety Council

Chartered Quality Institute

Confederation of British Industry

CORDIS - European Community Research and Development Information Service

Design Council

Engineering UK (formerly Engineering and Technology Board (ETB))

Engineering Employers Federation

Engineering Industries Association (EIA)



Foundation for Science and Technology

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) -HSEdirect

NetRegs-a free environmental website designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout the UK understand and comply with key environmental legislation. The site explains, in plain English, the legal environmental obligations to businesses in the mining and quarrying sectors.

Safety and Health in Mines Research Advisory Board (SHMRAB)

Science Museum

SME TechWeb

UK Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

Patent Offices / Intellectual Propery (IP)

Chartered Institute of Patent Agents

European Patent Office

Europes Network of Patent Databases

Intellectual Property (IPO)

Patent Triage

US Patent Office and Trademark Office (USPTO) 

Research Councils

EPSRC - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Research Councils UK

RESCOLINLC - The Research Council Libraries and Information Consortium

Standards Information

British Standards Institution (BSI)

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

American National Standards Institution

American Society for Testing of Materials (ASTM) also European Office

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

French Standards Institution (AFNOR)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Metallurgy Division

Praxiom Research Group Limited - ISO 9000 Translated into Plain English

Links relating to women in science & engineering are now on this page