The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published its HE White Paper, Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice.
The White Paper also sets out plans to maintain and build on the UK’s reputation as a leader in science and innovation. The White Paper delivers the continued funding of InnovateUK and Government plans to implement Sir Paul Nurse’s recommendations to establish a single, strategic funding body UK Research and Innovation that will enable the UK to lead the world in multi-disciplinary research and innovation.
In his Forword Science Minister Jo Johnson said:
We will also create a stronger voice for the UK’s research and innovation funding system. The creation of UK Research and I nnovation will make possible the strategic approach to future challenges and maximise value from Government’s investment of over £6bn in research and innovation.
The White Paper can be downloaded here.