The Scotsman: Dr Siobhán Jordan: Teamwork makes your dream work

Date: July 2, 2018

When the UK Government launched the Industrial Strategy: Building a Britain fit for the future document towards the end of last year, Prime Minister Theresa May said that it wasn’t enough to have ­scientists and universities renowned the world over if their ideas couldn’t be harnessed to create products and services on which future industries could be built. This is why I see such value and huge potential in partnering businesses with our world-leading academic institutes, stimulating creative solutions to commercial problems.

Last month, the Prime Minister unveiled some of the strategy’s Grand Challenges – ­which aim to keep the UK at the ­forefront of developing the industries of tomorrow. The Grand Challenges invite ­business, academia and civil ­society to work together to innovate and develop new technologies and industries in areas of strategic importance with four key themes: artificial intelligence and data; ageing society, clean growth; and future mobility.

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