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R&D Investment

There is broad consensus across the political spectrum to increase total investment in UK research and development (R&D). The Government has committed to meet a target of 2.4% of GDP invested in UK R&D within ten years, and a longer-term goal of 3%. This page contains the British Academy's work on R&D investment jointly delivered with the other National Academies, namely the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Academy of Medical Sciences.