Independent report

Process review of UKRI’s research and innovation response to COVID-19

Final report of a process evaluation commissioned by UKRI to examine the research and innovation response to COVID-19 and to generate learnings for similar future interventions.



Process review of UKRI’s research and innovation response to COVID-19: Final report (PDF)

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This report is an independent process review of how UKRI developed and implemented its research and innovation support to COVID-19 between February 2020 and March 2021.

The review was carried out by Technopolis.

The report covers UKRI’s:

  • strategic rationale
  • governance
  • funding and process changes
  • operations and delivery
  • communications
  • assessment processes
  • monitoring.

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