Strategic Plan: Efficiency and effectiveness

BBSRC is committed to utilising resources effectively and responsibly to maximise funding for science.

BBSRC deploys funding with maximum effectiveness and will maintain a comprehensive resource management framework. Our plans for efficiency and effectiveness cover three distinct areas:


BBSRC provides strategic funding to eight institutes. Working in partnership with institute governing bodies and executive staff BBSRC will promote high standards of accountability, propriety and efficient use of resources. This will be achieved through:


Although the Higher Education Funding Councils have the sponsorship responsibility for the HE sector, we take steps to ensure that the two thirds of our resources invested in universities are used for the intended purposes and in a manner that is efficient and accountable. This will be achieved by:


Effective and efficient administration will be achieved by: