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Technology Strategy Board

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills which applicants have received funding from the Technology Strategy Board's £72 million spending on innovative research and development announced in October 2008. (293029)

The £72 million spending is being delivered through nine specific areas, as follows:

Phase 1, opening 10 November 2008

Photonics: Next Generation Optical Internet Access (1st round)

Advanced Materials: Sustainable Materials and Products

Intelligent Transport Systems and Services: Informed Personal Travel

Phase 2, opening 19 January 2009

High Value Manufacturing: Step Changes in Competitiveness; Value Systems

Energy Generation and Supply: Maximising Recovery of UK's Oil and Gas

Resources—Photonics: Next Generation Optical Internet Access (2nd round)

Low Impact Buildings: Design and Decision Tools

Phase 3, opening 16 March 2009

Creative Industries: Accessing and Commercialising Content in a Digitally Networked World

Energy Generation and Supply: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technologies

Network Security: Interdependency, Complexity and Risk.

The Low Impact Buildings: Design and Decision Tools competition (in Phase 2) was delayed until June 2009 and is currently at assessment stage. For the other competition areas, the applicants that have received offers of grant funding will be placed in the Libraries.