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Only the Lib Dems would cancel Brexit and increase funding, says their business spokesman

Research and innovation will be crucial to addressing the global challenges we face, from tackling the climate emergency to managing an ageing society. But with R&D and innovation investment lagging behind other countries and being overly concentrated in south-east England, it needs major change to make this vision a reality.

The Liberal Democrats have a transformative plan to make the UK a world leader in responsible innovation and cutting-edge research, by keeping the country at the heart of European and international research collaboration, strengthening R&D funding, supporting our world-leading university sector, and building on our strengths in renewable energy and emerging technologies.

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