David Matthews

UK cuts R&D tax credits over fraud concerns

In the first big spending announcement under new prime minister Rishi Sunak, the government also relieved universities by sticking to plans to boost government R&D investment to £20B by 2024

17 Nov 2022

COP27: fractured world threatens green transition

Decarbonising the economy will involve vast technology transfers and cross-border R&D. But with Russia a pariah, and US-China relations frosty, there are worries that politics could slow the diffusion of green technology

17 Nov 2022