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Upgraded laboratory used to help scientists cut emissions

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 8 July 2021

Science Minister Amanda Solloway announced on Wednesday 6 January a GBP 213 million investment to upgrade the UK's science infrastructure. The investment will allow scientists to better respond to global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. This measure is in line with the government’s flagship Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap, which aims attract the world's top scientist and researchers.   

New state-of-the-art equipment includes supercomputers in Cardiff to track infectious diseases, airborne sensors in London to monitor greenhouse gas emissions and a unique floating offshore wind testing lab at the University of Plymouth.

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