The UK has a compelling need to introduce a framework for strategic economic management – and needs an industrial strategy with a positive vision for our future.
The Industrial Strategy Commission has submitted our response to the Government’s consultation on their Green Paper Building our Industrial Strategy. Read our response and find out more.
On Tuesday 4 April, the Industrial Strategy Commission held two evidence sessions in Manchester at the Industry 4.0 Summit and at The University of Manchester.
On Wednesday 29 March the Industrial Strategy Commission held an evidence session at Factory 2050, part of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Sheffield. The AMRC is a core part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, which comprises seven leading manufacturing research centres across the UK.
The Industrial Strategy Commission was formally launched on March 6th at a packed event at the Royal Society on London.
Richard Jones and Diane Coyle, members of our Commissioner team, have both recently written new blogs about industrial strategy.
Diane’s blog ‘Crunch Time – Industrial Strategy and our economic future‘ looks at the wider context in which Theresa May’s government has set out their plan for an industrial strategy and focuses on the pressing urgency of creating an Industrial Strategy that works for all.
Richard’s blog ‘Steps towards an industrial strategy’ welcomes the Government’s new Green Paper on industrial strategy and assesses its contents and what it tells us about their approach and thinking.
Steps towards an industrial strategy – Richard Jones
The Industrial Strategy Commission will be officially launched at an event at the Royal Society in London on Monday 6 March 2017. Find out more and register your place.
The Commission has published an open call for evidence. We are inviting all interested parties to share with us relevant information, ideas and comments about industrial strategy that address the Commission’s four research themes: Assessing the UK economy; Future Challenges and Opportunities; The role of the state and Learning lessons.