Science into growth: international comparisons

A letter advising the Prime Minister on how other countries are using science and technology to help their economies.


International comparisons in the translation of science into growth

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A letter from the Council for Science and Technology (CST) to the Prime Minister about how other countries are funding and supporting science to make their economies stronger. The council concludes that the UK should look at:

  • building stronger relationships with major inward research and development investors
  • using procurement to pull innovations through to market
  • building innovation into wider national and local strategies
  • extending opportunities for entrepreneurship in universities
Published 5 March 2012