Policy paper

Government innovation and research strategy

Sets out the government's plans to boost economic growth through investment in research and innovation across the UK.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Government innovation and research strategy.

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Explains how the government will invest in critical areas that only government can fund and support innovation across the economy.

It will also establish an open environment where the most promising ideas are rewarded.

See also the supporting economics paper: Innovation and research strategy for growth.

Published 8 December 2011