16 March 2023
by Hassan Akhtar

UKRI confirms investment in technological advancement

The UK Department of Science, Innovation and Technology invests over £250mln in artificial intelligence, quantum technologies and engineering biology.

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The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) says the investment is in line with the UK’s goal to tackle global challenges like net-zero emissions, healthy ageing and energy security.

It is hoped that this furthers collaboration between academia and industry, specifically in the fields of:

  • Using AI in agriculture, construction and transport
  • Growing the UK quantum computing capabilities
  • Creating novel biomedicines and a healthier food system.


Hassan Akhtar