Posts Tagged ‘strategy’

Major investment in life sciences

Comments Off | 11-20-2014

Since the Prime Minister launched the industrial strategy in life sciences 3 years ago the industry has agreed over £3.5 billion of investment in the UK which is expected to create over 11,000 new jobs.
Minister for Life Sciences, George Freeman said:
NHS leadership in health research is attracting new investment into our life sciences research sector,

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Countries pledge to tackle multi-billion pound intellectual property crime

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

A new coalition to tackle counterfeiting, copyright infringement and other intellectual property crime was launched at the first International Intellectual Property (IP) Enforcement Summit in London today (Thursday 12 June).
More than 300 delegates from 30 countries attended the event hosted by the UK government in partnership with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

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Government vacates 2 million square metres of property

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

The latest State of the Estate Report shows that the government’s estate rationalisation strategy is continuing to deliver savings for taxpayers and foster economic growth.
The government has reduced the size of its estate by 2 million square metres – the equivalent of 26 times the size of Buckingham Palace – boosting economic growth and saving

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DFID boosts economic development expertise with new appointments

Comments Off | 05-25-2014

A team of independent experts will advise the Department for International Development on how to work with the private sector to create jobs and sustainable growth.
In addition, David Kennedy has been appointed as DFID’s first Director General for Economic Development to lead the organisation’s growing work in this area.
The appointments follows Justine Greening’s announcement that

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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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