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Research and innovation are essential to solving the societal challenges facing the UK and the wider world.

We work with our members and the R&D community to make a compelling case to secure high levels of investment in research and innovation and to champion the role of science and engineering in improving people’s lives and livelihoods. We scrutinise how R&D investments are made, to deliver value for the tax-payer and a dynamic economy. This includes work on public and private R&D investment, the UK’s research intensity and the UK’s participation in international research programmes such as Horizon Europe.

UK sees stagnating business R&D investment

The Office for National Statistics have released the latest business enterprise research and development data for the UK in 2022.

The UK is doing more R&D than was previously thought

In this piece our policy team analyse the recent R&D statistics released by the ONS. In a future piece we…

Making a difference

During the comprehensive spending review (CSR)in 2021, CaSE drew on our contacts to confirm that the Government R&D targets were at risk CaSE moved quickly to engage directly with key Treasury officials and ministerial advisors, sharing examples from across our membership to highlighted the need to maintain this financial commitment to the sector.