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The latest updates from UK Research and Innovation partners can be found below:


18 August 2017
What is the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund?

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is going to bring together industry and researchers to solve some of the really big challenges that we’re facing. 

11 August 2017
Professor Duncan Wingham appointed as Executive Chair Designate of the Natural Environment Research Council

Professor Duncan Wingham has been appointed Executive Chair Designate of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Science Minister Jo Johnson announced today.

24 July 2017
Recruitment for MRC and STFC Executive Chairs

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a recruitment campaign to appoint two Executive Chairs to UK Research and Innovation.

04 July 2017
A vision for UK Research and Innovation

Professor Sir Mark Walport shares his vision for UK Research and Innovation

29 June 2017
Research England is seeking members for its first Council

UK Research and Innovation wishes to appoint up to ten members for the first Council of Research England.

22 June 2017
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund opportunities begin to open

Innovate UK and the Research Councils are delivering the initial key areas of the Government's flagship Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

27 March 2017
The UK's place as a global leader in research and innovation

Today Research Councils UK (RCUK) has launched reports detailing the impacts of a collective investment of £3.4 billion in 2015-16. This investment drives economic growth by helping to deliver the UK's Industrial Strategy of increasing productivity, creating high-value industry, jobs and a skilled workforce.

08 March 2017
UK's research and innovation organisations welcome Budget

The announcement of the first tranche of challenges to be supported by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) and additional support for high skilled research talent has been welcomed by the UK’s research and innovation leaders.

02 February 2017
Professor Sir Mark Walport named as first chief executive of UKRI

The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, has announced that Professor Sir Mark Walport will be the Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).