Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund engagement begins

Business and scientists in the UK are being invited to contribute their thoughts how on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund can support them. The fund, which was announced by the Prime Minister at the 2016 CBI Annual Conference, will help identify and develop UK industries that are fit for the future, driving progress in technologies where the UK can build on existing areas of industrial and research strength.

Innovate UK and Research Councils are now gathering input from UK industry and the research base on how this cross-disciplinary fund can best help to meet some of the greatest societal challenges of our time.

Through the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) Innovate UK is facilitating workshops across the UK in January to ensure that the challenges identified match UK business capability and are based on the best available evidence for scientific and commercial success. Read more.