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Improving rail for customers: £6 million for digital innovation

Comments Off | 02-26-2015

Innovate UK and the FutureRailway programme are to invest up to £6 million to support business innovation in digital technologies that improve the customer experience in UK and international rail markets.
The rail industry’s ‘Rail Technical Strategy’, a 30-year vision of technology requirements, prioritises improvements in use of data and information and their translation into systems

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Minister signs £330 million North East Growth Deal

Comments Off | 02-26-2015

Greg Clark, the Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, today (25 February 2015) visited Science Central in Newcastle to sign the North East Growth Deal, which will see nearly £330 million of government funding invested into the North East.
The minister joined Paul Woolston, Chair of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), to sign the Growth

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World can cut carbon emissions and live well

Comments Off | 01-28-2015

Cutting carbon emissions to limit global temperatures to a 2°C rise can be achieved while improving living standards, a new online tool shows.
The world can eat well, travel more, live in more comfortable homes, and meet international carbon reduction commitments according to the Global Calculator tool, a project led by the UK’s Department of Energy and

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Government unveils £2 billion in cumulative savings as public bodies are cut by a third

Comments Off | 11-11-2014

Over £2 billion has been saved cumulatively since 2010 through reforming and abolishing public bodies – with plans on track to reach the forecasted £2.6 billion by May 2015 – Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude today announced.
These savings have been achieved through a top-to-bottom review of over 900 public bodies, abolishing at least

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