An annual UK cities comparison report published today by think-tank, the Centre for Cities, shows that Cambridge continues to top the list of UK cities for skills and innovation.
Cambridge City Council has welcomed the report which highlights the city’s economic potential, skills and innovation.
Cambridge companies are being urged to take part in the Tech Nation 2018 survey which closes on Friday February 2nd.
Science Minister Sam Gyimah announces the launch of the UKRI Research and Innovation Infrastructure Roadmap.
22 January 2018 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered)
The UK’s premier engineering award launches this year’s search for the best of UK innovation.
Entries are now open for the 2018 Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award and will close on 31 January 2018.
The MacRobert Award recognises outstanding engineering innovations that have proven commercial success and a tangible benefit to society. The team behind the winning innovation receives a £50,000 cash prize, gold medal and national acclaim.
The UK Space Agency has announced £200,000 of funding for 4 new business incubators to boost the number of start-up companies in the space sector across the UK.
Government has published the Industrial Strategy White Paper, which sets out a long term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK.
You can find the White Paper here.
The Strategy comments:
The UK will see its biggest ever increase in research and development investment and a new fund to transform transport connections within city regions across the country, the PM announced on Monday 20 November.
As part of the Industrial Strategy’s aim to improve productivity and create better and higher-paying jobs across the UK, the government will:
The UK Space Agency has announced an extra £90,000 of funding for three of its successful business incubation centres.
The UK Innovation Summit
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Cavendish Conference Centre, London
UKSPA is supporting this event and a 20% discount is available for UKSPA members and their tenant companies.
The Prime Minister will meet leading digital entrepreneurs and innovators from across the country on Wednesday 15 November, as she announces a series of measures to support the continued growth and success of the UK’s world-class tech sector.