It is essential for government to involve industry and academia in developing new solutions to the security challenges we face.
Developing these partnerships is one of the key objectives of the science and technology strategy.
Encouraging collaboration booklets
Ideas and innovation - How industry and academia can play their part is the first in a series of brochures published alongside the strategy to encourage collaboration. This was published in 2009.
Ideas and Innovation encourages people active in these fields to get involved in working partnerships with government. It explains sources of funding and who to contact for information and advice.
Social and behaivoural science - How industry and academia can play their part is the second in the series.