Projects to heat homes through disused mines and faster offshore wind farm construction win government backing. 17 projects will receive up to £50,000 of government funding to respond to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Ambitious research and innovation projects across the UK will today (Tuesday 11 August) receive up to £50,000 each of government funding, supporting their aim to create high value jobs, upskill local workers and boost economic growth. The 17 projects, running from Glasgow and Belfast, through to Nottingham and parts of Cornwall, will help the UK to respond to some of the world’s most pressing challenges – from climate change to the production of medicines. Projects include heating homes and businesses in Glasgow using energy from disused mines, digitising the UK construction sector so it is safer and more productive, researching quicker ways of diagnosing cancer, and accelerating building of large scale offshore wind farms in the South West of England.
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Quicker offshore wind farm construction and geothermal mine water projects win funding.
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