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More than 9million pound funding for Green Scottish businesses
6th November 2020
More than £9m of UK Government funding will be awarded to 85 pioneering projects in Scotland to scale up and protect their innovations from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, while helping to power up the UK’s green economic recovery.
Announced on Wednesday 4 November by the UK Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, the £9.26m funding is part of a wider £134 million UK Government package enabling 1,069 clean growth projects develop new technologies, secure and create new jobs, drive productivity and tackle climate change.
Businesses across the UK are set to benefit from the investment. The Sustainable Innovation Fund aims to transform whole industries such as manufacturing, hospitality and the automotive sector by helping them respond to the unique challenges presented by the pandemic, while supporting risk takers to bring their novel ideas to market. Read more