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  • Insight Manufacturing

    CBI Submission to the National Innovation Plan

    02 May 2016 - 

    Innovation is fundamental to UK prosperity – boosting job creation, investment and productivity – but government and industry need to keep pace with evolving practices and technologies to create the best environment to sustain it.

  • Insight Manufacturing

    Manufacturing activity steady

    25 April 2016 - 

    Output in the manufacturing sector was stable over the past quarter, but orders fell, according to the latest CBI quarterly Industrial Trends Survey.

  • Survey Manufacturing

    Embracing digital in every sector

    21 April 2016 - 

    The digital revolution is in full swing, presenting a real opportunity for businesses.

  • Case study Manufacturing

    New Dairy Crest Innovation Centre at Harper Adams University

    12 April 2016 - 

    On-campus centre encourages collaboration, enhances university research and business innovation, supports business-relevant education, and provides opportunities to identify and recruit talented work-ready graduates.

  • Insight Manufacturing

    Manufacturing metrics review

    24 February 2016 - 

    This review looks at data gathering and measurement of modern manufacturing, and how it may be improved in future.

  • Insight Manufacturing

    CBI submission on the National Innovation Plan

    01 February 2016 - 

    Innovation is fundamental to the UK’s future success. It is critical to growth in productivity, business investment and exports, and underpins our prospects for competitiveness as an advanced knowledge-based economy. It benefits individual businesses which innovate or adopt innovations, as well as benefiting society more widely.

  • Insight Manufacturing

    CBI submission on Innovate UK's proposed integration with Research UK

    01 February 2016 - 

    Innovation underpins prosperity. While better alignment between basic research and commercialisation is needed to strengthen UK innovation, integrating Innovate UK into Research UK risks diminishing the impact of Innovate UK and undermining progress made in recent years. 

  • Case study Manufacturing

    Northumbrian Water and Northumbria University - 'Living the drain'

    21 December 2015 - 

    Students from Northumbria University in Newcastle have demonstrated their problem-solving skills by developing a range of behavioural change initiatives to help Northumbrian Water tackle blocked sewers and flooding.

  • Insight Manufacturing

    EU referendum evidence submissions

    08 December 2015 - 

    See CBI submissions to UK Parliament committees and inquiries.

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