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Freeman wants UK to invest 3.5% of GDP into R&D by 2033

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Science minister suggests new target for research funding over next decade, contingent on ONS data

The UK science minister has said he might suggest the new R&D investment target for the UK should be 3.5 per cent of GDP by 2033.

The exact figure will depend on what the Office for National Statistics establishes as the current level of investment when it finalises the ongoing changes on how it measures R&D investment.

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