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Electronics Industry

Volume 19: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what schemes he is considering introducing to encourage electronics companies to use advanced computer techniques to design, make and test their products; how much is involved; and what publicity will be given to this.

On 24 February I announced a £9 million, three-year scheme to promote greater use of computer aided design, manufacture and test—CADMAT—techniques in electronics. Details of the scheme have appeared in the press and I have placed copies of the illustrated brochure covering the support available in the Library.