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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 the Labour Party Conference which will bring together the following distinguished panel to discuss can research and innovation fuel the UK economy?


  • Iain Wright MP, Shadow Minister for Competitiveness and Enterprise
  • Professor Lionel Tarassenko, FMedSci, FREng, Oxford University
  • Dr Martyn Thomas FREng, Director, Martyn Thomas Associates
  • Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides, FBA, London School of Economics
  • Alok Jha, Science correspondence, The Guardian (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.