Delivery Plan 2016/17-2019/20

This Delivery Plan sets out our principal plans for Delivery Plan 2016/17-2019/20 and is issued in response to the Government’s allocation for research investment following the 2015 Spending Review. It provides further detail on how we will deliver against our vision, goals and objectives and should be read in conjunction with our Strategic Plan 2015. 

Our vision Our vision

Our vision

Investing in research, discovery and innovation; Delivering prosperity for the UK; Successful nations are science nations.

Prosperity outcomes Prosperity outcomes

Prosperity outcomes

Building on those foundations, we have developed an outcomes-focused approach to drive our Delivery Plan.

Our science strategy Our science strategy

Our science strategy

Strong foundations; Investment priorities; Protecting the UK’s long-term capability; Delivering against our Strategic Plan; Enhancing equality and diversity.

International opportunities International opportunities

International opportunities

Investing in international collaboration; Global Challenges Research Fund.

What does this mean for researchers? What does this mean for researchers?

What does this mean for researchers?

Our partnership with universities.

What does this mean for business? What does this mean for business?

What does this mean for business?

Our partnership with business and innovation funders.

Realising the benefits of Government investments Realising the benefits of Government investments

Realising the benefits of Government investments

Grand capital challenges; Partnerships with Government departments; Reforming the Research Councils.

Financial tables Financial tables

Financial tables

Our budget and plans.

Measuring success Measuring success

Measuring success

Evaluating Research Council investment; Past achievements.

Resources