Join us for insights into the development and results of the UK's 'Industrial Strategy', and an examination of the key challenges it will aim to overcome. Events will cover a range of themes, including:

The four grand challenges; 

  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Future of Mobility;
  • Ageing;
  • Clean Growth 

And the five 'foundations';

  • Ideas;
  • People;
  • Infrastructure; 
  • Business environment;
  • Places
  • Challenge funds and innovation

Upcoming events

Developing a Local Industrial Strategy: West-Midlands


Workshop: The Future of Trade with Mike Short, Chief Scientific Adviser, DIT


Water management: reducing waste and improving flood resilience through better resource planning and regulation


Beyond the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy with Sir John Bell


Tamara Finkelstein, Permanent Secretary, Defra



Industrial Strategy Series resources

Podcast: Modular Housing - the solution to the UK housing crisis? | Briefing


24 May 2019

Podcast: Dame Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary for the Welsh Government | Briefing


15 April 2019

Slides: Panel on the role of business in cracking the productivity challenge


24 January 2019

Slides from the panel on 'The role of business in cracking the productivity challenge', Wednesday 23rd January

Podcast: Nigel Clifford, Chief Executive, Ordnance Survey


25 April 2018

Slides: Dr Michele Dix, Managing Director, Crossrail 2, Transport for London

Document (pdf)

18 April 2018

Slides: Tim Lord, Director for Clean Growth, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Document (pdf)

02 March 2018

Podcast: Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service


01 March 2018

Report: Industrial Strategy: Building a Britain fit for the future

External resource

30 November 2017

The government's Industrial Strategy report

Report: KPMG - Improving UK regional productivity performance

External resource

16 November 2017

KPMG's 2017 report on regional productivity challenges

Shan Morgan, Welsh Government.pdf

Document (pdf)