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Can research and innovation fuel the UK economy?

Event details
The Royal Society, British Academy, Royal Academy of Engineering and Academy of Medical Sciences will be holding an fringe event at theConservative Party Conference which will bring together the following distingished panel to discuss can research and innovation fuel the UK economy?


  • Rt Hon David Willets MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science
  • Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, FRS, FMedSci, Vice-Chancellor, Manchester University
  • Ian Shott, FREng, Managing Partner, Shott Trinova
  • Professor Rachel Griffith, FBA, Deputy Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Alice Thompson (Chair)

Attending this event
This event will be inside the secure zone so all those attending will need a party conference pass to gain access to the event.