Roundtable Report on the UK R&D roadmap and R&D in the devolved nations10 November 2020
Unattributed summary of a roundtable organised by the Foundation for Science and Technology with the Celtic Academies Alliance Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society of Edinburgh-Learned Society of Wales-Foundation for Science and Technology (RIA-RSE-LSW) on 7 October 2020.
This document summarises a roundtable discussion convened by the Foundation for Science and Technology with Fellows from the Royal Irish Academy, Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Learned Society of Wales to inform thinking into how the devolved nations can build their research base and capacity, foster innovation and engage with opportunities arising from the 2020 UK R&D roadmap to enhance regional prosperity. The role and contribution of QR funding and EU structural and regional funds in supporting the research base were also explored.
In 2019, the Royal Irish Academy, Royal Society of Edinburgh and Learned Society of Wales formed the Celtic Academies Alliance, bringing together the national academies of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales with the aim of supporting a thriving research and innovation culture across the devolved nations.
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