asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) how many applications his Department has received for new technology grants in the Shrewsbury and Atcham area;(2) how many applications his Department has received for innovation grants from the Shrewsbury and Atcham area.
Over the last 10 years, 29 applications for support have been received from the Shrewsbury and Atcham area. The details are as follows:
|Type of Grant||Number of Applications||Number of Offers made||Assistance Offered £000|
|SFI general facility||25||22||3,701·0|
|New Technology Schemes|
|Microelectronics Application Project||2||2||27·4|
|Industrial Energy Thrift||2||2||434·9|