Structure and Governance



The role of the Executive is to:
  • help build a coherent and recognised, regional analytical chem/bio measurement science community by 2021
  • provide the voice that ensures analytical/measurement science has an appropriate part to play in all UK innovation challenges
  • enhance the analytical measurement skill base through provision of training that meets membership ‘real world’ needs
  • develop a collaborative industry-led  research network to deliver novel
    cross–sector point of use commercial measurement technologies.
  • agree allocation of funds for training and research
  • facilitate access to centralised and high cost measurement technologies and expertise

The Executive also has a responsibility for:
  • monitoring of impact - training / research
  • oversight / steering direction on membership - inclusive/representation etc. (incl. international activities
  • facilitation of commercialisation activities
  • shaping research challenges/direction from industry members (incl. prioritisation at a high level of challenge themes)


The role of the Secretariat is to:

  • manage distribution of CAMS finances
  • provide single point member access to CAMS
  • facilitate industry – academia links
  • promote CAMS, including establishing and maintaining the CAMS webportal
  • promote the value of AMS
  • administer research and training events
  • explore the concept of work experience bursaries


Industrial core member board which sets the challenges for member projects.  Members include the Research Institute and BEAM chairs.


Comprising representatives from Tier 1 and Tier 2 industrial and training members, makes recommendations and provide updates to the Executive on:

  • current and future industry needs
  • analytical measurement and commercial training requirements,
  • the ongoing research programmes.


Comprising representatives from all academic membership categories, makes recommendations and provide updates to the Executive on:

  • the ongoing research programmes to enable delivery of the research challenges identified by the Training Management Panel


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