Policy paper

Higher Education and Research Bill: UK research and innovation

Information about a new UK research and innovation governing body as set out in the Higher Education and Research Bill.



Information on proposed research and innovation reforms.

UKRI vision, principles and governance’ includes information for a new governing body called UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Details include UKRI’s:

  • role and purpose
  • funding principles
  • governance structures

‘Innovate UK’ includes information on:

  • its role in the new structure as 1 of 9 UKRI councils
  • its current and future role supporting innovative organisations

See also the Higher Education and Research Bill.

Published 12 October 2016