Successive governments in the UK have increased investment in research and innovation during recent years. With that extra investment, research and innovation are expected to contribute to the economy and society, helping the UK handle Covid-19; leaving the EU; industrial strategy; levelling up regional economies; an ageing population; climate change; and more.
Professor Reid will explore whether the research and innovation system in the UK is ready for these challenges? Is it sufficiently agile? How responsive should it be to short-term challenges?
With research active universities facing immense funding pressures in 2020/21 with a potential collapse in income due a decline in international admissions, this session will explore:
With research and innovation expected to play a major role in national recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, this panel session will bring together some of the nation’s leading R&I experts to assess the next steps in developing impactful partnerships.
* Programme subject to change