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BCC responds to PM statement on ‘Brexit’ negotiations

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Following Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement on ‘Brexit’ negotiations (September 21st), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While the Prime Minister’s determination to reach a deal is appreciated, businesses tell us over and... (Continue reading)

£7.5 million fund for councils’ digital innovation opens

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Councils seeking to transform their public services through digital innovation can apply to a new £7.5 million fund from 24 September, Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak MP has announced. Speaking at the ‘LocalGovCamp’ event in Birmingham, Minister Sunak invited applications... (Continue reading)

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Public believes manufacturing vital for future of post- ‘Brexit’ economy – EEF/Womble Bond Dickinson survey

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A new poll released today shows that the general public thinks manufacturing is hugely important to the future of the UK economy post-’Brexit’ and that Government should place more value on it, but there are massive misperceptions about the pay... (Continue reading)

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Strathclyde launches FinTech Accelerator Programme

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The University of Strathclyde has launched a new FinTech Accelerator Programme to help cement Scotland’s position as a leader in financial innovation. The new programme, to begin in March 2019, was announced at the Strathclyde 100 event, a platform for... (Continue reading)

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Funding Awarded to Develop an Artificial Intelligence Powered Service for COPD

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Affecting 1.2 million people in the UK, exacerbations of COPD are the second most common cause of emergency hospital admissions and account for one in eight of all UK hospital admissions. A project funded by Innovate UK and supported by... (Continue reading)

New Group to advise on ‘Tech Valleys’

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A group that will advise on how £100m of Welsh Government funding can be invested to support emerging technologies in the South Wales Valleys has met for the first time today (September 20th). Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has pledged that... (Continue reading)

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Offshore gas and renewables could partner in power generation

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An innovative partnership between gas platforms and windfarms could see more power generated – maximising both gas production and renewable electricity generation offshore, according to a report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). The concept of gas-to-wire (GTW) involves... (Continue reading)

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Fraser of Allander report launches ‘conversation’ on Scotland’s economic future

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Scotland’s businesses, industry organisations and policymakers need to make “practical and tough decisions” to build an economy fit for the future, according to a report from the Fraser of Allander Institute (September 20th). ‘Scotland in 2050: Realising Our Global Potential’... (Continue reading)

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Launch of Second Call of the NI European Social Fund Programme

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The Department for the Economy has formally launched the Second Call of the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014-2020. The Department, as the Managing Authority for the European Social Fund (ESF) in Northern Ireland and the European Commission will... (Continue reading)

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Game-changing ideas for civil aerospace: apply for funding

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Organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million to work on collaborative innovation projects that will benefit the UK aerospace industry (September 20th). The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, working through the Aerospace Technology Institute... (Continue reading)

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