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Making the UK a Scientific Superpower

18.6.24 Creating a Scientific Superpower Conference

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In this keynote address, Andrew Griffith, Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology, discusses the UK's vision of becoming a global science and technology superpower.

Minister Griffith emphasises the UK's strong foundation in scientific research and innovation, highlighting the country's world-class universities, research breakthroughs, and access to substantial capital.

He underscores the government's commitment to supporting the sector through increased funding and initiatives to drive innovation and remove barriers to success. The discussion also touches on the role of private capital, the importance of embracing risk-taking, and the potential impact of Brexit on the UK's science and technology landscape.
 

Throughout the session, Minister Griffith offers compelling insights into the government's strategies for nurturing the UK's scientific strengths and creating an environment that attracts global talent and investment. He stresses the need for collaboration between the public and private sectors to drive the adoption of innovation and create new markets. With a clear vision and a comprehensive plan, the UK is poised to become a global leader in science and technology, shaping the future of industries ranging from clean energy to healthcare and beyond.

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