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Catapult network review 2021: how the UK’s Catapults can strengthen research and development capacity

A review of how the UK’s Catapults can strengthen research and development capacity, improve productivity and contribute to greater prosperity across the UK.

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Catapults are not-for-profit organisations designed to support innovation and bridge the gap between research and industry.

The recommendations in this review aim to ensure the Catapult network continues to deliver vital support to UK innovation, sectors and industries. They focus on 4 areas:

  • the role of Catapults in the innovation ecosystem
  • governance and evaluation
  • Catapult collaboration and competition
  • what next for the Catapult network:
    • levelling up
    • skills
    • equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI)
    • expanding the network
Published 6 April 2021