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The government has announced new plans to drive jobs, growth, skills and opportunity across the whole of the UK.

The UK Government is committing £220M to the conceptual design of a fusion power station – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP).

A package of measures to support the next generation, promote economic growth, and prepare for a post-Brexit future, were announced by the Chancellor Sajid Javid on Monday 30th September.

Unless the Government steps up efforts to manage the transition to automation, entire regions of the UK face being left behind and British businesses could find themselves being uncompetitive, says the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee in a report published on the 18th September.

Electech is the enabler of all things digital. It is the hardware and embedded software that allows products and processes to communicate, have power, have intelligence and situational awareness, be controlled, be automated and operate safely and even autonomously.

On the same day (4th September 2019) that the UK Government affirmed its commitment to increase research and development (R&D) investment to at least 2.4% of GDP by 2027, the Intellectual Property Office (IPO, the Patent Office) published ‘Promoting Innovation and Growth: The Intellectual Property Office at Work, 2018-2019’.

In a press release on 24 September from the Department for Transport, Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Secretary of State – BEIS Andrea Leadsom and Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps, it was announced that […]

Margaret Wood, member of the Made Smarter Commission and founder of specialist glazing company, ICW (UK) Ltd, joined fellow commissioners and former Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark, last month at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at Rotherham to call for greater integration of digital […]

Boris Johnson has instructed the Home Office and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to work with the scientific community to develop a new fast-track visa route for the brightest and best, with a view to launching it later this year.

More than £16 million Innovate UK and private equity investment into companies across the UK developing new precision medicine technologies was confirmed on the 7th August.