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Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Report published; awaiting Government response.
In May 2018, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) published its Strategic Prospectus, which represents “the beginning of the process to develop a detailed Research and Innovation Strategy”. It states that “We will work with Government to develop a plan for meeting this target [to increase the UK’s investment in research and development to 2.4% of GDP by 2027, and in the future to 3%], maximising the impact of public investment in research and innovation, and supporting business and other partners to invest more.” It envisages ongoing work on “what constitutes reasonable balance” of its funding.
Evidence given by Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive, and Rebecca Endean, Director of Strategy, UK Research and Innovation; Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jenny Dibden, Director, Science Research and Innovation, and Harriet Wallace, Director, International Science and Innovation Directorate, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Science and Technology Committee publishes report on the balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending