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Defence: Innovation

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 901323, tabled on 17 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to encourage innovation in the defence industry.

Answered on

23 October 2017

With an equipment plan worth £178 billion and a rising defence budget, there are great opportunities for innovative suppliers. We have launched the Defence and Security Accelerator and an £800 million innovation fund to pursue innovative solutions to meet defence requirements.

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