£50m commitment is welcome, but success depends on getting the details right, says Adam Clarke

16 December 2020

Adam Clarke, Policy and Communications Manager, has written for Research Professional on what must come next for a UK-style ARPA to deliver for the UK:

The Russell Group supports funding for high-risk, high-payoff research, so confirmation that UK ARPA is going ahead is a big positive. Ideas from individuals and teams working in universities will be at the heart of the new agency’s programmes, and we are ready to work with government to ensure its success.

With its first year’s budget confirmed, the question now is how to give UK ARPA the best chance of delivering technological breakthroughs that will transform the economy and change lives.

Read the full article on Research Professional.

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