Enhancing UK prosperity through R&D investment
Ahead of an expected Comprehensive Spending Review in 2020, we call on the UK government to plan for and deliver increased public sector investment in R&D, to safeguard the UK's diverse R&D funding landscape and to work across departments to deliver the skilled workforce the UK's R&D sector needs. Read our position statement and accompanying briefing below.
Royal Society of Chemistry position: Increasing R&D investment for UK prosperity
Royal Society of Chemistry briefing: Enhancing UK prosperity by increasing R&D investment
As the Chancellor prepared to outline a one-year Spending Round ahead of the UK's exit from the EU, we called on the UK government to safeguard the UK's outstanding national research and innovation capacity. As long as no deal is still a prospect, it is vital that the government steps up and establishes a transparent, easy to access contingency fund to support the full breadth of research that is currently funded by the EU.
Royal Society of Chemistry Position for 2019 Spending Round
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