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star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many catapult networks have been established by Innovate UK; what is the focus of each network; and how much funding they are providing to each network. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Innovate UK has established a network of 10 Catapult Centres covering a broad range of markets and technologies and Government investment will be around £557 million by 2015/16 but the future allocation between the individual catapults has not yet been finalised”. The Catapults are:</p><br /><p>High Value Manufacturing Catapult – seven individual centres working together to bring their expertise in different and complementary areas of high value manufacturing to provide an integrated capability and embraces all forms of manufacture using metals and composites, in addition to process manufacturing technologies and bio-processing.</p><br /><p>Cell Therapy Catapult – working to grow a viable and sustainable cell therapy industry in the UK.</p><br /><p>Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult – focused on development of commercially viable technologies applicable to offshore wind, wave and tidal power.</p><br /><p>Satellite Applications Catapult – helping UK businesses to develop new satellite-based products and services.</p><br /><p>Digital Catapult – working to position UK business to lead the introduction of radically new applications and experiences across the increasing breadth of internet services.</p><br /><p>Future Cities Catapult – helping to make cities to become smarter and more forward thinking.</p><br /><p>Transport Systems Catapult – supporting UK industry in exploiting the massive global market for new products and services that will drive the integration of transport and its systems and help UK businesses to develop effective and sustainable solutions to transport needs for both freight and people.</p><br /><p>Energy Systems Catapult – working to deliver economic value to Britain by making the transformation of the UK’s energy systems sector attractive to companies that are developing and growing new technology-based products and services by creating a critical mass of world class independent engineering and social science expertise in energy systems</p><br /><p>Precision Medicine Catapult – working to simplify and accelerate precision medicine product development and implementation, building the necessary partnerships between different therapeutic, diagnostic and informatics players in the sector, supporting existing and new companies and attracting inward investment by global life science companies</p><br /><p>Medicines Technologies Catapult – still being established, but will work on the development of new technologies that better predict the response of humans, animals and environment to chemicals (for example prescription drugs, pesticides and cosmetics).</p><br />
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Z
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