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Nuclear research facility gets multi-million pound boost
Plans to develop a new nuclear manufacturing research and development facility in Derby have received a £9 million funding boost. The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded Derby City Council £6.875 million from its Getting Building Fund and £2.2 million from its Growing Places Fund – to support the development of a Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing […]
East Midlands ready for take-off after Freeport bid success
(March 9 2021, Derby News) The East Midlands has received a major economic boost after being named as one of eight new Freeports in England. In his recent Budget speech, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak confirmed that the region had been successful in its bid to create an inland Freeport based around the East […]
SmartParc plan to create 5,000 jobs set for multi-million pound boost
(March 4 2021, Derby News) Derby City Council is poised to agree a package of support worth up to £17.5 million to develop the SmartParc food production campus, bringing 5,000 jobs to the city. The council’s cabinet is being asked to agree the package, which would support the creation of the £300 million food manufacturing […]
College’s centre of excellence plan gets £500k boost
(January 12 2021, Derby News) Plans for a new centre of excellence at a Derbyshire college focusing on modern construction and digital technologies has received a £500,000 boost from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. Chesterfield College has been awarded the grant, which supports the LEP’s vision of greener homes and technology, along with more energy-efficient […]
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