Comprehensive Spending Review protects science and research

Today, the government announced its four-year Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in which it stated that a ring fence will ensure continuity for investment in Science and Research – following through on its pledge to protect, as far as possible, the spending that generates high economic returns.

To develop the sector’s contribution to economic growth, the Government plans to reform the Higher Education Innovation Fund to incentivise universities to increase commercial interaction between the research base and business. 

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