Science Industry Partnership

02 Jul 2020

Government fires up R&D across the country to cement the UK as science superpower


  • Government to ensure UK is the best place in the world for scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs with new and ambitious R&D Roadmap
  • Roadmap sets out vision to attract global talent, cut unnecessary bureaucracy and cement the UK as a world-leading science superpower
  • significant £300 million government investment will upgrade scientific infrastructure across the UK
  • new Office for Talent set up to make it easier for leading global scientists, researchers and innovators to come to the UK

Business Secretary Alok Sharma said:

"The UK has a strong history of turning new ideas into revolutionary technologies – from penicillin to graphene and the world wide web. Our vision builds on these incredible successes to cement Britain’s reputation as a global science superpower.

The R&D Roadmap sets out our plan to attract global talent, cut unnecessary red tape and ensure our best minds get the support they need to solve the biggest challenges of our time."

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