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Issue 7 - Innovation

Innovation has been at the heart of a wealth of new reports, underlining its importance to the UK economy. Research from Oxford Economics for AIRTO (the Association of Research & Technology Organisations) and Herman Hauser's report into the Catapult Centres have published in the last few months.

This edition of Insights examines innovation from a variety of perspectives, including government departments, membership bodies, research institutions and successful SMEs. It includes contributions from the AIRTO, BIS, Sellafield Ltd, Nesta and TruLife Optics.