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Brand relationships

It is important to be consistent in the way we talk about UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the relationships within our organisation and to other organisations. 

In this section you will find examples of text that should be used when writing or speaking about the relationships within UKRI. These descriptions have been developed for ease of use and to achieve consistency. 

How to describe our relationships

Describing UK Research and Innovation

UK Research and Innovation is a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.

UK Research and Innovation describing its relationship with all nine councils

The list here is suitable for use by UK Research and Innovation ‘corporately’. Please select the one most appropriate to your needs:

  • UK Research and Innovation brings together nine Councils into a single organisation that aims to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. For more information visit www.ukri.org.
  • UK Research and Innovation brings together the UK Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England into a single organisation to create the best environment for research and innovation to flourish. For more information visit www.ukri.org
  • UK Research and Innovation is a new organisation that brings together the UK Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England into a single organisation to create the best environment for research and innovation to flourish. The vision is to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. For more information visit www.ukri.org

UK Research and Innovation describing its relationship with a single council

The list here is suitable for use by UK Research and Innovation ‘corporately’ when referring to a single council. Please select the one most appropriate to your needs:

  • <Council name> is part of UK Research and Innovation. For more information visit www.ukri.org or <councilabbreviation>.ukri.org 
  • UK Research and Innovation brings together nine councils, including <council name>, into a single organisation that aims to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. For more information visit www.ukri.org or <councilabbreviation>.ukri.org 
  • <Council name> is one of nine councils within UK Research and Innovation, a new organisation that brings together the UK’s Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England to create the best environment for research and innovation to flourish. The vision is to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. For more information visit www.ukri.org or <councilabbreviation>.ukri.org 
  • <Council name> is part of UK Research and Innovation, a public body funded by the UK government. For more information visit www.ukri.org or <councilabbreviation>.ukri.org 

A Council describing its relationship with UK Research and Innovation 

The list here is suitable for use by our Councils. Please select the one most appropriate to your needs:

  • <Your council name> is part of UK Research and Innovation (<councilabbreviation>.ukri.org).
  • UK Research and Innovation brings together nine Councils [including <your council name>] into a single organisation that aims to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. For more information visit <councilabbreviation>.ukri.org
  • <Your council name> is part of UK Research and Innovation, a new organisation that brings together the UK’s Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England to maximise the contribution of each council and create the best environment for research and innovation to flourish. The vision is to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. For more information visit <councilabbreviation>.ukri.org   
  • <Your council name> is part of UK Research and Innovation, a public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government. For more information visit <councilabbreviation>.ukri.org