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Competing in the Global Economy ?The Innovation Challenge
The DTI drives our ambition of rosperity for all?by working to create the best environment for business success in the UK. We help people and companies become more productive by promoting enterprise, innovation and creativity.
We champion UK business thesis at home and abroad. We invest heavily in world-class science and technology.
We protect the rights of working
people and consumers. And we stand up for fair and open markets in the UK, Europe and the world.
The recent DTI strategy showed that to be truly effective, policy must be based on a
rigorous analysis of all the available evidence. At the start of the Innovation Review,
economists and statisticians in DTI抯 Innovation Group came together to review the
available evidence on the UK抯 innovation performance and the factors that help
explain it. This paper sets out the findings of their assessment, and provides the
evidence base and analytical framework for the overall Review. This paper is being
published, as part of a general publication of the DTI evidence base, in advance of
the full Innovation Review and the Lambert Review of Business-University
Many issues, such as innovation, cross the boundaries between different Departments?
areas of policy responsibility. To ensure that this Review took into account the whole
picture, officials from DTI, HM Treasury and other Government Departments worked
together with research bodies ?such as the Advanced Institute of Management (AIM).
A distinguished panel of academic experts was also established to guide, and comment
on the work as it progressed.
The paper identifies key UK strengths such as the strong Science, Engineering and
Technology (SET) base. However, the main message is that UK innovation performance
is, at best, average compared to its peers. It is likely that UK firms are unable to make
best use of the advantages presented by the strong SET base because of low levels of
innovation spend. Historic weaknesses in sk