Policy Analysis: Investment, Policy
Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
Horizon 2020 – New Commission, new Agenda
The 2015 Science|Business Horizon 2020 Conference
- 24 March 2015
The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?
The EU’s transition to a sustainable energy system is a top policy challenge of the coming decade. Though much progress has been achieved, the pace of change is too slow.
Square - Brussels Meeting Centre - 13 November 2014
Heathcare biotech: New ideas for a healthier, wealthier Europe

European Parliament, Brussels - 09 October 2014
Helping Europe Innovate
The Annual Report 2013-2014 is a summary of the activites of the Science|Business Innovation Board over the past year. The Science|Business...
Published:
UK government announces £800M for health research

This is the UK’s largest ever investment in translational health research. The 31 separate awards include funding for four new Biomedical Research Units, specialising in dementia research.


Image: Bigstock

The UK government is to invest £800million over five years to develop partnerships between clinicians in the National Health Service (NHS) and universities to advance translation of basic research through to the clinic. The research will be coordinated through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and carried out in its biomedical research centres. These partnerships will also collaborate with industry and charities.

The NIHR Biomedical Research Units funding scheme supports NHS/University partnerships to undertake internationally excellent...



Related subjects:

Advertisement