Funding for science programmes

A national programme of science events and exhibitions will take place across the country to celebrate the Year of Natural Scotland, the Culture Secretary has announced. Backed by £40,000 of Government funding, activity will take place in Scotland’s four science centres in 2017. Full programme details are still to be announced but highlights are set…

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Research & Innovation, Technology Strategy Board TSB – Healthcare

  Priority Areas Healthcare spend is rising as populations increase and age There is potential for government support in UK healthcare innovation Key areas include disease prevention and proactive health management healthcare Healthcare providers will provide for an increasing burden of disease as the global population grows and ages. In 2008, OECD countries spent over…

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What is Horizon 2020?

– Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever What is Horizon 2020? – Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever What is Horizon 2020? Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to…

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Special Interest Science Groups

We offer information on science based departments. Below are special interest groups: The UK Online User Group The Affiliation of Local Government Information Specialists The City Information Group Financial & Business Information Group Patent and Trade Mark Group The UK Online User Group (UKOLUG) UKOLUG is the national user group for online, CD-ROM and Internet…

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Types of vacuum viewports

Viewports are used in the industrial and science industry to create visuals, optical or energy transmissions in vacuum systems. Typically, these are designed to create properties that are high of quality and reliable to ensure there is a minimum leakage level. See: Science Funding. UHV Viewports Ultra-high vacuum viewports use window materials such as Zinc,…

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