Technology, Innovation and Change
Includes all aspects of innovation and change. We've included technology here because it is often a driver of innovation or change, or closely associated with it.
Below are digital reports etc that are part of the MBS Portal. For much more digital and print content, please use the search box, right.
Collaborate to innovate: how business can work with Universities to generate knowledge and drive innovation
This draft report for consultation discusses how to unlock and stimulate different forms of collaborations between universities and businesses.
Scotland analysis: science and research
A paper investigates the effect of potential Scottish independence on Scottish science and technology.
New and advanced materials
A paper describes areas where novel materials science could lead to the creation of important new products to be manufactured by British industry.
The future of manufacturing: a new era of opportunity and challenge for the UK: project report
A report gives predictions for the UK manufacturing sector until 2050 and suggests government strategy for the sector.
Technology strategy board: triennial review
A report describes the results of the triennial review into the Technology Strategy Board, which delivers and influences government policy on innovation and technology.
Capital investment: what are the main long term trends in relation to UK manufacturing businesses, and how do these compare internationally?
A paper investigates levels of investment in UK manufacturing industry compared to other sectors and other countries.
What are the supply (workforce) and demand (product) implications of an ageing society?
An ageing population presents significant challenges and opportunities to UK manufacturers.