Posts Tagged ‘developing’

Minister Duddridge’s speech at the UK-Guinea Trade and Investment Forum

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

Thank you very much for that kind introduction. I would also like to thank Developing Markets Associates and all the sponsors for making this event happen and being at the cutting edge of Guinea-UK trade.
I am delighted to be here, and honoured to be sharing the stage with His Excellency the Prime Minister of Guinea,

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UK Space Agency to invest up to £32 million in global space industry partnerships

Comments Off | 11-17-2014

The UK Space Agency is investing up to £32 million to open opportunities for the UK space sector to share expertise in real-world satellite technology and services overseas.
Grants will be awarded to British companies to work with international partners developing satellite technology to tackle issues like flooding, deforestation and humanitarian crises in emerging economies. These

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€300m in Euro funding for UK carbon capture project

Comments Off | 07-17-2014

A UK carbon storage project that would support up to 2,000 jobs and provide clean electricity to more than 630,000 homes today received a funding boost of €300m from the European Commission.
The White Rose project, based at Britain’s largest coal-fired power station, the Drax plant in Yorkshire, is one of Europe’s first carbon capture and

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New UK investment to improve education for millions

Comments Off | 06-30-2014

The UK will pledge to support the Global Partnership for Education’s plan to help up to 29 million girls and boys in developing countries receive a decent education, International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone has announced.
The investment will ensure children can attend primary and lower secondary schools, improve the quality of teaching and reduce the number

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Chancellor announces £4.8m science boost for Manchester

Comments Off | 03-30-2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, visited Manchester today (28 March 2014) to announce a £4 million grant for a new materials science centre at Manchester University, and £800,000 for Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry.
The Chancellor was speaking at Manchester University on a visit to see the National Graphene

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