Keith Smith


Keith Smith is Senior Research Fellow in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group, Imperial College Business School, and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo. He is currently on secondment from Imperial to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) in London, where he heads the Science and Innovation Analysis Division within the Science and Research Group. The Science and Research Group at BIS is responsible for the UK Science Budget, and in particular the funding for science through the UK’s seven
Research Councils. Science and Research works very closely with the Innovation Group, which is responsible for the Technology Strategy Board and all other UK innovation policy instruments. At BIS, Keith Smith is responsible for policy analysis across science and innovation, including
the management of and reporting from the UK Innovation Survey and monitoring UK R&D and science performance.