Science and Technology Committee
Catapults: bridging the gap between research and industry

2nd Report of Session 2019-21 - published 3 February 2021 - HL Paper 221



Chapter 1: Introduction


Our inquiry

Structure of this report

Chapter 2: Overview of the Catapults



Chapter 3: Barriers affecting Catapults’ ability to deliver on their objectives


Performance indicators and incentives

Chapter 4: Wider issues affecting private investment

Innovation system

Regional development

International competition

Government’s innovation strategy

Summary of conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: List of members and declarations of interests

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

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