Big Ideas Live: Can Britain Become a Science Superpower? | Technology News

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt wants to turn the UK into the next Silicon Valley. The question many scientists ask is: how?

While Mr Hunt made no cuts to science and technology in his statement in the autumn, those in the field say more needs to be done to achieve the government’s ambitions.

In a special report from Sky News Daily, our tech editor Tom Clarke joins a panel of experts at the Sky News ‘Big Ideas’ live event in London to discuss whether the UK could become a tech superpower. His guests included former government chief scientific adviser Mark Walport, Public chief executive Daniel Korski and Zoe McDougall from Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

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