AsSIST-UK Annual Report 2020
The latest annual report of the Association can be found here.
The UK’s CBI has proposed that the government establish a new funding agency to be called ‘Accelerate UK’, to promote more rapid translation of innovations to the market. AsSIST-UK member, Dr Kieron Flanagan (University of Manchester) has cautioned on the approach to be taken inasmuch as the general model proposed does not take account of the huge differences between different industrial sectors. See his comments here: https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/news/uk/research-councils/2020/11/CBI-proposes-industrial-innovation-council.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=rpMailing&utm_campaign=researchFortnightNews_2020-11-18