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  • 18 Apr 2012

    Nesta is a unique body with a mission to make the UK more innovative.

  • Catapult Centres

    28 Feb 2012

  • Design Council

    28 Feb 2012

  • Finance for innovation

    28 Feb 2012

    A comprehensive introduction to sources of finance for business investment in innovation and how to access them, is provided in The No Nonsense Guide to Finance for High Growth and Innovative Businesses (September 2010).

  • Innovation

    22 Oct 2012

    We want to make sure that Britain is the best place in the world to run an innovative business or service - this is critical to the UK's future prosperity, our quality of life and future job prospects

  • Innovation and Research Strategy for Growth

    7 Jun 2012

    The Coalition Government published its Innovation and Research Strategy for Growth and an associated Economics paper on 8 December 2011. The strategy centres on supporting business R&D in areas in which the UK excels, within the context of developing the wider UK innovation eco-system including universities and other organisations. The Economics paper provides supporting evidence for this policy.

  • Innovation Infrastructure Partners

    28 Feb 2012

    Our Innovation Infrastructure Partners are working together with BIS to implement the recommendations in the BIS 'Innovation Infrastructure Report - Working towards an Innovation System' (May 2010) and its accompanying Innovation Infrastructure - Annexes to the Report.

  • Innovation procurement policy

    6 Dec 2012

    BIS is leading the Government's work to develop a public procurement culture that both stimulates innovation in the economy and helps the public sector to meet its future needs at better value for money for the taxpayer.

  • Office for Life Sciences

    10 Dec 2012

    The Office for Life Sciences (OLS) is part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). We work to ensure a competitive UK life sciences industry (comprising the pharmaceutical, medical technology, medical biotechnology and industrial biotechnology sectors) and to secure investment.

  • Public Sector Innovation

    28 May 2012

    Innovation information, inspiring case studies and practical support for anyone who works in the public sector.

  • R&D Scoreboard

    28 Feb 2012

  • R&D tax credits

    19 Sep 2012

    R&D tax credits are the biggest single funding mechanism provided by Government for investment in business R&D.

  • Research and development

    28 Feb 2012

    These pages are intended as a guide to help companies access the practical support to invest in R&D

  • Standardisation

    28 Feb 2012

    Effective standardisation fosters innovation, forceful competition and advances profitability, enabling a business to take a leading role in shaping the industry itself

  • Technology Strategy Board

    28 Feb 2012

    The TSB stimulates technology innovation in industry in areas offering the greatest scope for boosting UK growth and productivity.

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