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Britain’s world-leading researchers and entrepreneurs will benefit from an additional £780 million to create the technologies of tomorrow, the Chancellor announced on the 10th August 2018.

The UK is on the path to a cleaner, greener motoring thanks to funding support for new technologies announced last week.

Output and new orders growth among the UK’s small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers picked up considerably in the three months to July. That’s according to the latest quarterly SME Trends Survey by the CBI.

As well as supporting the three key pillars – Open science, Global challenges and Open Innovation – Horizon Europe will also support research and innovation through several other budget allocations and action lines including:

The European Union is already well advanced with plans for Horizon Europe, the follow on to Horizon 2020, which will run from 2021 – 2027.

An extract from Dr Ruth McKernan’s foreword to the 2018/19 Report & Accounts

Innovate UK has offered £8 million to 13 businesses developing innovative solutions for the UK’s urban infrastructure, energy and transport challenges.

Science Minister Sam Gyimah recently launched the UK chairmanship of the international innovation network EUREKA, addressing the global challenge to hunt for world-changing products and services needing support to reach the market.

New Business Basics Fund to help support small businesses’ earning power. In a speech to the CBI today (Tuesday 26 June) Small Business Minister Andrew Griffiths unveiled a new £8 million fund to boost the productivity and performance of small businesses in England.

Since 2010, the innovation performance of the EU has increased by 5.8% compared to the rest of the world. According to the European Innovation Scoreboard 2018 (EIS), recently published by the European Commission, the EU’s innovation performance continues to improve. The United Kingdom has improved its innovation performance by 14% […]