CTM Symposium - UK Technology Strategy outlined

Sir Keith O'Nions

The 10th Annual CTM Symposium at Downing College, which focused on 'Emerging technologies: invention, innovation and implementation', drew an impressive audience of senior technology and innovation managers from leading companies. Over the course of the two days, the delegates benefited from working alongside leading experts in the field to explore the technological and business challenges of responding to emerging technologies. Areas covered included nanotechnology, biotechnology, genomics, molecular electronics and new energy technologies.


The keynote was given by Sir Keith O'Nions, Director General of the Research Councils, Office of Science and Technology, who outlined a 10 year strategy for UK science. He reviewed the UK's international performance and examined the challenge of building upon this investment and delivering a sustainable world-class science and innovation base over the next decade.


Other presenters included senior representatives from the DTI, BAE SYSTEMS, F1 McLaren and PolyTechnos Venture Partners.


Please email ifm-enquiries@eng.cam.ac.uk if you would like to be sent information about next year's event in due course.

Date published

5 October 2004

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