Insight

What does a good industrial strategy look like?

18.6.24 Creating a Scientific Superpower Conference

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Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Professor Irene Tracey CBE, and Vicky Pryce share insights on crafting an effective industrial strategy in this thought-provoking panel discussion moderated by Professor Greg Clark CBE.

The panellists, each bringing a wealth of expertise from their respective fields, engage in a lively discourse on the progress, lessons learned, and core elements of a successful industrial strategy. They emphasise the importance of collaboration, adaptability, and a long-term vision in shaping a strategy that can withstand political changes and global competition. 

Key takeaways include the need for an enduring, consultative, and integrative approach, leveraging the strengths of universities, regional economies, and diverse sectors. The panellists also stress the significance of placing people and productivity at the heart of any industrial strategy. With their insightful perspectives and actionable advice, this session offers valuable guidance for policymakers and anyone interested in the future of the UK's economic growth.

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Panelists

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Chair: Professor Greg Clark, CBE

Chair, Connected Places Catapult

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Rt Hon Greg Clark MP

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Vicky Pryce

Chief Economic Adviser at the Centre for Economics and Business Research

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Professor Irene Tracey CBE

Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford

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