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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Scotland: UK Research and Innovation (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is overseen by the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG), which acts in an advisory capacity to the strategic direction of the GCRF. Its membership consists of experts in the fields of science and research, and international development. They represent academia, government, business and other stakeholders, covering a broad range of disciplines and have an...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Scotland: UK Research and Innovation (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The challenging financial situation we face due to the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a temporary reduction in the UK’s aid spending target from 0.7% of GNI to 0.5%. This means making difficult decisions when it comes to prioritising how we spend aid money to deliver the most impactful outcomes. The Government recognises the importance of supporting international research partnerships,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Research and Innovation: Overseas Aid (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The challenging financial situation we face due to the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a temporary reduction in the UK’s aid spending target from 0.7% of GNI to 0.5%. This means making difficult decisions when it comes to prioritising how we spend aid money to deliver the most impactful outcomes. On 2nd December last year, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary wrote to the Chair of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Research and Innovation: Finance (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: This year’s overall settlement for BEIS follows four years of significant growth in R&D funding, including a boost of more than £1.5 billion in 2020/21 and will mean UK Government R&D spending is now at its highest level in four decades. The Government is committed to increasing public expenditure on R&D to £22 billion. Despite current fiscal challenges, the November 2020 Spending...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Research and Innovation: Freedom of Information (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The numbers of Freedom of Information Act (FOI) requests received and completed since UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) was established in April 2018 are: 2018 2019 2020 2021 (January to March) FOI requests Received 240 358 362 101 FOI responses Completed 225 336 371* 98 *cases received at the end of 2019 were closed in the beginning of 2020. UKRI does not record...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Advanced Research and Invention Agency: Engineering (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: ARIA will have an open remit, with maximum autonomy over what it chooses to fund. Its focus will be on finding and funding transformational science and technology, wherever it exists.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Advanced Research and Invention Agency: Finance (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: ARIA’s budget commitment of £800m up to 2024/25 is expected to represent less than 2% of the Government’s current total annual R&D investment over the same period.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Advanced Research and Invention Agency (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: ARIA is an addition to the public funding landscape and will exclusively focus on projects with potential to produce transformative technological change, or a paradigm-shift in an area of science. ARIA will have an open remit, with maximum autonomy over what it chooses to fund. The additional funding stream will complement existing publicly or privately funded research for cutting edge...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Advanced Research and Invention Agency (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: We expect ARIA to be operational from Spring 2022.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Advanced Research and Invention Agency (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: ARIA’s leadership will have the autonomy to choose which programmes they fund and how they fund them to best deliver long-term, transformational advances in science and technology. As detailed in the ARIA Bill, in exercising its functions ARIA will have regard to the desirability of:contributing to economic growth, or an economic benefit, in the United Kingdom,promoting scientific...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Advanced Research and Invention Agency: Public Appointments (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The open recruitment campaigns for ARIA’s first Chair and CEO will launch this spring and there is no intention to make any interim appointments.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Research and Innovation: Finance (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) provides a mechanism for research and innovation communities to identify and propose priorities for funding. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) ensures that proposals align with the aims of the SPF, including by consulting with departments on Areas of Research Interest. All research themes and currently funded programmes are published on the UKRI website. ...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Space Debris (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The Department will publish a new space weather strategy later this year, which will set out a five-year road map for how we intend to boost resilience and build on existing UK strengths and capacity in preparing for and mitigating space weather impacts. This Government understands that good management of risk is essential for contingency planning, increasing the likelihood that the services...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Universities: Research (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: Effective research and development programmes are frequently long-term and involve considerable planning and application stages in order to ensure value for money. It is standard therefore for some commitment to be made in advance of a project’s initiation. This commitment is always made on the understanding that there is no guaranteed funding past the point of the current Government...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Universities: Research (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The challenging financial situation we face due to the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a temporary reduction in the UK’s aid spending target from 0.7% of GNI to 0.5%. This means making difficult decisions when it comes to prioritising how we spend aid money to deliver the most impactful outcomes. On 2nd December last year, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary wrote to the Chair of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Universities: Research (19 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The challenging financial situation we face due to the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a temporary reduction in the UK’s aid spending target from 0.7% of GNI to 0.5%. This means making difficult decisions when it comes to prioritising how we spend aid money to deliver the most impactful outcomes. On 2nd December last year, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary wrote to the Chair of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Maritime Enterprise Working Group (15 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: The Maritime Enterprise Working Group (MEWG) was set up, following the publication of the National Shipbuilding Strategy in 2017, to provide a forum for the UK’s professional marine engineering, science, manufacturing and technology community for addressing issues of common concern to secure a truly competitive, sustainable and globally successful marine engineering and shipbuilding...

Public Bill Committee: Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill: Examination of Witnesses (14 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: Q It is lovely to see our two witnesses this afternoon. The first question is to Bob. You mentioned in your written evidence to the Science and Technology Committee that a body like ARIA will need an understanding of failure. What does a new understanding of failure look like, exactly?

Public Bill Committee: Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill: Examination of Witnesses (14 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: Q Thank you very much for that. I have a more general question to both of you. One of the things we have heard a lot about today is the importance of fitting ARIA into a larger innovation system. What advice do you both have about how ARIA can forge the most productive relationships with a range of public and private sectors, for example?

Public Bill Committee: Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill: Examination of Witnesses (14 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: Q Thank you, David. Bob, any further thoughts on the relationship and how to engage with public and private sector?


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