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



  1. UK bioeconomy: call for evidence

    • Closed consultation
  2. Research Excellence Framework review: call for evidence

    • Consultation outcome
  3. Ethical dimensions of next generation sequencing

    • Closed consultation

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  1. Skills and lifelong learning: economic returns to education

    • Research and analysis
  2. Skills and lifelong learning: low skills traps

    • Research and analysis
  3. Skills and lifelong learning: investment in skills

    • Research and analysis

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Detailed guides

  1. Submit a supplementary expert opinion sample

    Guidance for food traders on how to submit a sample to the Government Chemist for supplementary expert opinion. Read more

  2. The Newton-Katip Celebi Fund: Turkey

    The Fund aims to create the opportunity to build strong partnerships between UK and Turkish scientists, researchers and institutions. Read more

  3. Indoor ballistics range facility

    This specialist facility offers a small-arms ballistics and fragment firing capability to assess the ballistic effects of weapon performance. Read more

  4. Science and Society Community Challenge grant scheme

    Supporting individuals and organisations to create and run pilot projects which take science to diverse audiences. Read more

  5. National Measurement System

    A guide to research programmes and other services funded by the National Measurement System. Read more