In July, the Government published the R&D Roadmap
, setting out ambitious plans for investing in research and securing the benefits for the economy. A key element of this is the promise of an R&D Place Strategy, to be published later in 2020, designed to unlock local growth and societal benefit across the UK.
As the R&D Roadmap is the first policy document from the new UK Government to include reference to “Levelling up” across different parts of the country this webinar will discuss the role that R&D can contribute to the “levelling up” agenda, the inequalities in R&D funding across the different nations and regions of the UK, and how the focus on place fits within the overall R&D Roadmap.
The event will be chaired by Lord David Willetts FRS, Chairman of the Foundation for Science and Technology, with speakers including: