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New help for manufacturers could generate £1.5bn growth and create 23,000 jobs

New help for manufacturers could generate £1.5bn growth and create 23,000 jobs

Posted On 17 October 2011

A new nationally operated Manufacturing Advisory Service will focus on helping small and medium sized manufacturers to grow, Business Minister Mark Prisk announced today.

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Government funds manufacturing research in drive for future growth

Government funds manufacturing research in drive for future growth

Posted On 11 October 2011

The UK’s ability to stay at the forefront of world-class manufacturing received a boost of over £170 million today as the Government announced a package to drive future growth.

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Sweeping intellectual property reforms to boost growth and add billions to the economy

Sweeping intellectual property reforms to boost growth and add billions to the economy

Posted On 03 August 2011

The Government today announced plans to support economic growth by modernising UK intellectual property laws.

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Government introduces deregulatory measures to help SMEs access equity financing

Government introduces deregulatory measures to help SMEs access equity financing

Posted On 03 August 2011

The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mark Hoban MP, has announced that two deregulatory amendments to the EU Prospectus Directive have been brought into effect a year early by the UK to help ...

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Government and industry publish joint low carbon construction plan

Government and industry publish joint low carbon construction plan

Posted On 04 July 2011

Business Minister Mark Prisk outlines how Government and the construction industry will work together to decarbonise the built environment by 2050.

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UK business set to benefit from simpler and cheaper patent system for Europe

UK business set to benefit from simpler and cheaper patent system for Europe

Posted On 04 July 2011

A single European patent looks ever more likely as ministers reached important agreements on the detail of a unitary patent at the Competitiveness Council in Luxembourg.

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Government launches next phase of Growth Review

Government launches next phase of Growth Review

Posted On 09 June 2011

The rural economy and medium sized businesses will be at the centre of the next stage of the Growth Review, the Government announced today, as it continues its focus on restoring the economy's he...

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Government publishes position paper on future EU funding for research and innovation

Government publishes position paper on future EU funding for research and innovation

Posted On 23 May 2011

Funding for EU research and innovation from 2014: a UK perspective’ published today looks at the future role and shape of EU funding for research and innovation and sets out the following recom...

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UK REACH Competent Authority News

UK REACH Competent Authority News

Posted On 12 May 2011

Companies must notify ECHA about certain Substances of Very High Concern in articles not later than 1 June 2011.

ECHA calls for information on further substances to avoid unnecessa...

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Materials for Energy

Materials for Energy

Posted On 12 May 2011

The Technology Strategy Board has allocated up to £3m to invest in highly innovative, collaborative R&D projects that address the application and demonstration of materials technologies.

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