Technology Strategy Board secures budget of £440m

The Technology Strategy Board, a public body tasked with helping companies commercialise their ideas, has secured a budget of £440m to support businesses and drive growth across the UK, reports The Engineer.

Areas that will benefit from the investment – which is an increase of more than £50m on last year – include energy, the built environment, high-value manufacturing, and healthcare.

The Technology Strategy Board works across business, academia and government, helping companies take ideas through to commercialisation; the Delivery Plan sets out how it will enable businesses to overcome challenges such as access to finance, knowledge, skills and equipment.

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