• Current Newsletter

    New Year 2023

    In this newsletter

    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • “Surely you are joking Mr Feynman”
    • Prime Minister’s speech to CBI
    • New National Science and Technology Council (NSTC)
    • Update on UK participation in Europe R&D programmes
    • Lessons from EU for ARIA
    • And finally …we list some interesting news items without comment
  • Newsletter Archive

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    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • High tech, high growth UK companies in danger of overseas takeovers
    • Three critical reports on Governments Science strategy and operational performance
    • UK funding for Horizon and more delays to EU European Innovation Council 
    • Appointment of CEO/Chair of ARIA
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting and thought provoking!
    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
    • EU Horizon Programme
    • International comparison of the UK research base, 2022 – BEIS report.
    • Review of Research Bureaucracy
    • The Times Higher Education (THE) report on Gender Equality
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting and thought provoking!
    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • Can We Level Up Research and Development?  
    • Cambridge releases UK Innovation Report 2022
    • Uncertain future of the Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC)
    • Edinburgh bids for tech glory – again
    • The Newton Fund – final evaluation report
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting and thought provoking!
    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • Looking back at 2021
    • Ford takes the in-car electronics high ground. 
    • Innovation Strategy and Innovate-UK (I-UK) action plan
    • Better use of resources which could accelerate innovationn
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting and thought provoking!

     

    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • Short shrift for UK’s Innovation Agency in the Autumn Budget.
    • University rankings warning – China accelerating
    • Secret advice informing UK Innovation Policy?
    • Research Excellence Framework (under scrutiny – are its days numbered? 
    • CPI announces a medicines manufacturing innovation centre
    • Funding for next generation Science leaders ramps up
    • George Freeman Appointed as New Minister for Science, Research and Innovation
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting and thought provoking!

     

    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • UK Innovation Strategy  - “ambition without a plan?”
    • Government R&D budget allocation
    • Review of Catapult Network
    • Thoughts from Sir John Kingman on leaving the UKRI
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting and thought provoking!
    • Reflections on this month’s Newsletter from David Hughes (Newsletter editor)
    • Climate Policy Dashboard
    • Late Stage Development
    • Review of Catapult Network
    • A Taxonomy of UK national Laboratories 
    • A new tool to speed electronics development
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting and thought provoking!
    • Reflections from David Hughes 
    • The Budget and R&D
    • The numbers don’t add up to 2.4%.  
    • What next for the UK Industrial Strategy?
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting 
    • Reflections from David Hughes on innovation 
    • Thoughts on the trade deal as UK leaves the EU
    • New focus for Innovate UK.  
    • Here we go again!   ‘Build Back Britain Council’
    • Surprising if true! Cambridge Wireless (CW) has teamed up with Huawei to build a 5G mobile private network
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting 
    • The Government Spending Review
    • Turning medical research into applications quickly
    • More on the  ARM Holdings deal
    • A clear energy strategy for the UK?  
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting 
    • What is the future for the UK’s innovation agency?  
    • ‘An ARPAlling Idea’ 
    • World University Rankings tables
    • The Innovation Expert Group
    • R&D Tax Credits
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting
    • Royal Academy of Engineering report on stimulating R&D for a faster recovery
    • Macroeconomic modelling of the 2.4% R&D target. 
    • Science & Technology Committee inquiry into a new UK research funding agency
    • New UK Government R&D Roadmap policy paper
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting 
    • Is COVID19 the catalyst for a more radical approach to R&D?  
    • UK Innovation survey   
    • A new report from the Manufacturing Commission 
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting 
    • Budget impact for R&D
    • Postscript to last month’s hydrogen article.

    • Energy Utopias and engineering realities – Michael Kelly
    • Latest R&D investment statistics.  
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting
    • Post election prospects for R&D
    • Hydrogen – the fuel of the future? 
    • Latest industrial R&D investment statistics
    • And finally ……..some things we found interesting 
    • UK Manufacturing
    • France Announces €5bn Push For Tech Start-ups emerging technologies
    • Consultation on the draft plan for Horizon Europe
    • And finally....
    • Focus on the ‘D’ in R&D
    • Another view on key emerging technologies
    • Manufacturing update
    • Industrial Strategy R&D update
    • The need to focus on the 'D' in R&D
    • Cross-sector collaboration on digital transformation
    • Time to design a new racecourse?  Shifting UK R&D policy to align with future opportunity
    • Industrial Strategy R&D Update
    • Industrial strategy R&D update
    • Skills
    • Manufacturing
    • A novel idea for measuring innovation progress
    • End of an era for automotive?
    • Horizon EU research programme lacks ambition
    • Research and Innovation in the NHS
    • Industrial Strategy update
    • A positive view of the future for UK high-value manufacturing
    • Recent Manufacturing industry leaders’ summit in Liverpool
    • Dispelling some common misconceptions about implementing smart manufacturing in the era of industry 4.0 - Nigel Smith
    • Brexit – an opportunity for R&D? 
    • The Royal Academy of Engineering calls for more support for 'D' in R&D
    • Future of jobs, World Economic Forum (WEF) report 2018 
    • What the public thinks of UK manufacturing
    • Brexit and Research update
    • Talking shop
    • UK national infrastructure opportunities
    • Global Innovation Challenge Fund opportunities
    • Catapult Centres and Intermediary Technology Organisations
    • Brexit and Research
    • UK Government Industrial Strategy Update
    • Global R&D funding forecast
    • R&D tax credits 
    • Commercialising Science and Technology enabled Innovation
    • The true impact of UK manufacturing
    • Funding for Research
    • From R&D to commercialisation – special Cambridge University event
    • Digital Manufacturing Week 13-16 November 2018 
    • Industrial strategy update
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