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.
Int. J. of Technology Management, 1986 Vol.1, No.1/2, pp.1 - 11
Available online: 27 May 2009