Industrial Strategy: important questions to address

Advice to the Prime Minister on important questions the industrial strategy should address and how the government might do so.


Industrial strategy: CST letter

Industrial strategy: CST paper

Industrial strategy: PM response

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In this letter to the Prime Minister, CST considers the questions that the industrial strategy should address.

The letter makes the case for putting all sciences, engineering, technology and design at the heart of the UK economy and industrial strategy.

It uses four lenses to explain how the industrial strategy can drive productivity and growth, and address important societal challenges. It identifies seven technology areas that the UK could focus on.

The paper that accompanies this letter provides further information on CST’s views and is structured around the same four lenses.

Published 13 March 2017