Policy paper

UK International Technology Strategy

The UK's International Technology Strategy sets out our approach to making the UK a science and technology superpower by 2030.

This was published under the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government


The UK's International Technology Strategy

The UK's International Technology Strategy

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Technology underpins our way of life: our economic prosperity; our national security and our freedom to live true to our values. In a world of accelerating technological change, increasing reliance on technology and geopolitical instability, the UK, working with partners, must protect and enhance its strategic advantages intechnology.

The Integrated Review Refresh 2023 laid out our ambitions for science and technology (S&T). The UK is already a technology leader; we seek to build on this and strengthen our commercial success to cement our place as a S&T superpower. We will work with allies to increase freedom, openness and prosperity for ourselves and the world, counter hostile forces and promote liberal values.

This strategy sets out how we will achieve our ambitions and our vision of the UK as a centre of excellence, able to build our alliances which can win the global battle for technology influence and enable our values of freedom and democracy to thrive.

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Published 22 March 2023

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