Defence Suppliers: Innovation

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th July 2017.

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Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence 12:00 am, 10th July 2017

My hon. Friend is absolutely right to highlight this issue. It is one of the things that we weight when we consider awards through the innovation fund to ensure that the projects with the highest risks but the biggest potential pay-off are the ones that are invested in.