Int. J. of Technology Management   »   1986 Vol.1, No.1/2



Title: UK Government policy on innovation


Author: John Butcher


Address: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Industry, Department of Trade and Industry, London, UK


Abstract: The UK Department of Trade and Industry has recently reviewed its policy towards scientific and technological innovation. Here the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Industry describes his Department's innovation strategy, which has three main objectives: (1) to encourage the production and supply of technically educated, skilled and trained manpower, (2) to establish a climate and culture which encourages innovation, and (3) to make managements more aware of the role of technological innovation in the creation of national wealth.


Keywords: technological innovation; international collaboration; UK; United Kindom; government policy; research and development; R&D; science policy; technology policy; educated manpower; skilled manpower; trained manpower.


DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1986.026091


Int. J. of Technology Management, 1986 Vol.1, No.1/2, pp.1 - 11


Available online: 27 May 2009



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