What is the best way to achieve the Government’s target of spending 2.4% of GDP on R&D by 2027?

  • 17 October 2018
  • Dinner, discussion
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Dr Patrick Vallance FRS FMedSci FRCP
Government Chief Scientific Adviser, GO-Science
Chi Onwurah MP
Labour Shadow Minister for the Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation and MP for Newcastle Central, MP for Central Newcastle, House of Commons
Christopher Haley
Head of New Technology and Startup Research, Nesta
Dr David Halpernv[Panellist]
Chief Executive, The Behavioural Insights Team
Rebecca Endean OBE
Strategy Director, UKRI

Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations (AIRTO), the Building Research Establishment (BRE Group), GO-Science, the Knowledge Transfer Network, the UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund and the Royal Society of Chemistry

This discussion appeared in the FST journal below.

Reports of debates on the importance of place in the Government's Industrial Strategy, improving measures of economic growth, R&D spending targets and "what are universities for" have been published in the Foundation Journal.

Volume 22, Issue 4