London, June 20 (EFE). The British government’s chief scientific adviser, Patrick Vallance, will chair the new National Science and Technology Council responsible for ensuring that innovations being implemented in the UK benefit the country, according to Prime Minister Boris. Johnson announced today.
In a statement, Johnson indicated that this new council would be responsible for reviewing potential technology projects that this country should focus on.
Valance, who has so far played a leading role in the national response to the coronavirus pandemic, will also become a national technology advisor.
According to the memo, among other new tasks, Johnson also tasked Fallas with directing a new Office of Science and Technology strategy through which he aspires to advance the science strategy now being pursued in Whitehall.
Thus, among the new positions, each individual within the executive branch will be required to collaborate with Vallance in order to apply the successful approach of the vaccine program to other priority issues.
The Downing Street memo specifies that these issues range from technological development to combat the zero-emissions climate crisis to developing a cure – rather than a cure – for cancer.
“From discovery to implementation, our vaccine program has shown that the UK can deliver on a large scale and quickly,” the prime minister said in the statement.
“With the right direction, pace and support, we can breathe life into many scientific and technological milestones that will change the lives of UK citizens and the world,” the British Prime Minister added.
“This is why we have created a new Cabinet and an office at the center of government, to be able to realize the limitless possibilities offered by research and technology and to support the UK’s position as a world superpower in the sciences,” he said. Leading.” EFE
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