This publication sets out the goals for research and development over the next 5 years and demonstrates the commitment to creating a vibrant research environment that contributes to the health and wealth of England.
It has been developed to:
- support the government’s ambitions to improve the nation’s health and increase the nation’s wealth as set out in the ten-year Science and Innovation Investment Framework 2004 to 2014
- place people at the centre of a research system that focuses on quality, transparency and value for money
- respond to changes in society and the environment
- respond to the challenges in the current system for applied health research