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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Technology and Innovation Centres remove filter
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Innovate UK's catapult networks. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Allen of Kensington remove filter
uin HL4012 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-12-08more like thismore than 2015-12-08
answer text <p>This Government is committed to the Catapult network and has prioritised core funding support for the network in the recent Spending Review. It has already expanded the network by announcing, in July, that a Medicines Technologies Catapult would be established and developed at Alderley Park in Cheshire.</p><br /><p>Innovate UK will be publishing its revised Strategy for 2016-20 in the spring and this will set out plans for evaluation of the Catapult network.</p><br /> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-12-08T17:14:01.35Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-08T17:14:01.35Z
answering member
4284
label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
tabling member
4304
label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
433051
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Technology and Innovation Centres remove filter
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
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
tabling member printed
Lord Allen of Kensington remove filter
uin HL4011 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-12-11more like thismore than 2015-12-11
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 />
answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Z
answering member
4284
label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
tabling member
4304
label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this