£21m for Engineering Grand Challenges

Seven major engineering projects in the UK have been given 21 million in funding.
21 October 2015
Presented by Kat Arney


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This week the UK science minister, Jo Johnson, was in Cambridge where he announced an initiative to pump £21 million into seven key research programmes intended to tackle some of the leading scientific and engineering challenges facing the world. The funding will come from the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the EPSRC. Professor Philip Nelson is the EPSRC's chief executive, and he spoke to Kat Arney about how the projects were selected...


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