Investing in research and development
Investing in R&D is investing in the future. R&D and innovation underpins our industries, creates new jobs and provides solutions to improve our health, wealth, security and environment.
Recent reports and resources
New report: Engineering economy and place
This report delivers a detailed understanding of engineering across the UK. describing how much, what type, where and in what context engineering is happening. The report and its supporting data remove a barrier to describing the local and national role of engineering.
New resource: Interactive dashboard
We have created an interactive dashboard to accompany the Engineering Economy and Place report. Use the dashboard to understand what the engineering economy looks like in your region or local authority and explore how it can vary across the UK.
Strategic advantage: the engineering view
Read about the engineering view on Strategic advantage through science and technology.
Spotlight on Spinouts 2023
Read the latest edition of our Spotlight on Spinouts report series, produced in partnership with Beauhurst.
Advanced Research and Invention Agency
Read the latest news from the Academy's community partnership with the UK's new invention agency, ARIA.
Investing in UK R&D
Read an overview of some of the structures by which the government allocates public funding for R&D in the UK.