Recent CBI reports such as Tech Tracker, and ongoing consultation with members, has provided the CBI with valuable insights into how firms have innovated during the COVID-19 crisis, as well as their main considerations regarding technology and innovation as we move towards a period of recovery.
This committee session comes before the publication of the government’s Innovation Strategy this summer. It was a chance for the CBI to share the views of firms regarding:
- The support needed from government to continue innovating
- Where government procurement policy can be improved
- How regions must play an important role in any future plans for growth.
Key takeaways for business
- Businesses have demonstrated incredible resilience through the pandemic, adopting new technologies and adapting their operations, sometimes in a matter of