This report details the various activities through which the Research Councils are working together to achieve greater impact. This includes collaboration with partners in key commercial sectors, the Technology Strategy Board and governmental departments. It also highlights the impact of the six major cross-Council themes and how the Research Councils will develop the impact agenda through the current spending review period. The report concludes by setting out aims of the RCUK Impact Strategy.
Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts said: "These reports demonstrate that the UK is a world leader in science and research. From the development of groundbreaking new treatments to studies that shape public policy and improve lives, the significant economic and societal impact of the UK research base is extremely impressive."
A copy of the report is available to download here .