Policy paper

Advanced manufacturing plan

The advanced manufacturing plan sets out the actions we are taking to be the best place in the world to start and grow a manufacturing business.


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The plan will ensure the UK continues to lead in the development and deployment of clean and digital manufacturing technologies.

It will also provide businesses with a clear commitment to the longer-term success of the sector. It will take targeted and strategic action to ensure our business environment and international competitiveness remain strong.

We will meet our ambitions through the following 3 priorities:

  • investing in the future of manufacturing by extending and building on our successful programmes to 2030, and forging partnerships with businesses to support market-led investment in innovation and research and development (R&D)
  • cooperating internationally and increasing UK capability to build supply chain resilience, boost economic security and ensure our sectors have access to the goods that drive prosperity
  • reducing costs and removing barriers to boost competitiveness and ensure the UK retains its attractiveness to international investors in the long term
Published 26 November 2023
Last updated 6 December 2023 + show all updates
  1. HTML version of the Advanced Manufacturing Plan added to document list.

  2. First published.