UK Government publishes Industrial Strategy White Paper - summary and links

27 Nov 2017

Business Secretary Greg Clark has today launched the government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper, setting out a long-term vision for how Britain can build on its economic strengths, address its productivity performance, embrace technological change and boost the earning power of people across the UK.

Click here to read more detail on the Industrial Strategy

Click here to download the Industrial Strategy White Paper


The Industrial Strategy has:

Five Foundations of Industrial Strategy

Four Grand Challenges

Four Sector Deals announced

  • Life Sciences
  • Automotive
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Construction

Other Sector Deals in advanced discussions include the Made Smarter initiative, that GAMBICA contributed to.

From p206 of the Industrial Strategy White Paper

“On-going discussions between industry and the government on a Sector Deal are focused on how the ambitions set out in Made Smarter can be realised. We are discussing how we can build on existing pilot activities, align programmes in areas such as skills and R&D and coordinate of institutions, such as Catapults and research bodies to help realise the opportunities Made Smarter highlights for manufacturing across the UK.”