The government funds and supports innovation in science, technology and engineering to help the UK’s high-tech industries to thrive.

Policies 4

  1. Increasing research and innovation in health and social care

    The government wants to encourage research and innovation in the NHS and use evidence to help raise standards in health and social care.

  2. Investing in research, development and innovation

    We want to use our talent to make the UK the best place in the world to run an innovative business or service.

  3. Ensuring research and testing using animals is safe and reasonable

    Experimentation is only permitted when there is no alternative research technique and expected benefits outweigh possible adverse effects.

  4. Engaging the public in science and engineering

    High levels of skills in science, technology, engineering and maths are essential for the UK’s prosperity

Detailed guides

  1. EU Framework Programme

    The Framework Programme is the EU’s main way of funding collaborative, research and development across different countries. Read more

  2. Innovation standardisation

    Effective standardisation encourages innovation and forceful competition and improves profitability. Read more

  3. Accreditation and conformity assessment guidance for business and government departments

    Effective standardisation encourages innovation and forceful competition and improves profitability. Read more

  4. Hallmarking policy

    Role of National Measurement Office within hallmarking policy and legislation. Read more

  5. Product and management system certification

    Applications for product type examination / type approval or management system certification, services available and guidance information. Read more

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