News from the UK Government


Lord Mountevans promotes City of London expertise at Posidonia 2016

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Greece hosted the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Lord Mountevans, on a two day visit to Athens. During a full programme of meetings and engagements organised by UKTI Greece, Lord Mountevans: promoted the Ci...

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Opportunities to influence the scope of the government’s forthcoming Connected and Autonomous Vehicles competition

As previewed by Innovate UK in its 2016/2017 Delivery Plan, a second Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (C-CAV) competition is scheduled for later this year. The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) – a joint policy unit...

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UK’s £200 million polar research ship named in honour of Sir David Attenborough

A £200 million state-of-the-art polar research ship is to be named after world renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough the Science Minister Jo Johnson has confirmed on 6 May 2016. Following a call for suggestio...

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National Innovation Plan - call for ideas

Innovation can transform lives. It can help to address our biggest societal and economic challenges such as energy supply, food security and managing the impacts of demographic change. It enables businesses to develop new ideas, products and ser...

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Lord Mountevans visits Scandinavia

The Lord Mountevans, presently serving as the Lord Mayor of the City of London has conducted an official tour of Scandinavia over the past two weeks, visiting Oslo, Gothenburg and Helsinki. The aim of the tour was to build closer financial...

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