The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the UK Government's leading funding agency for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences. EPSRC invests more than £400 million a year in research that contributes to future economic development in the UK and so to
This programme is aimed at the promotion of R&D work successfully concluded and to promote innovation through the implementation of demonstration actions or pilot projects providing innovative solutions.
PRIME programme integrates a number of different economic medium-term tools (until 2006) aimed at the industrial sectors of energy, transport, tourism, international trade and services. These interventions have as major goals the promotion of competitiveness of Portuguese firms, the enforcement of
The POCTI programme was presented to the EC in November 1999 and integrated within the CSP III in July 2000. The main strategic lines of the project are to overcome scientific backwardness, expand innovation activities and promote a scientific and technological culture.The programme was planned
The Foresight Vehicle Initiative, now administered by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Limited (SMMT), is the UK's prime knowledge transfer network for the automotive industry, and is the UK's response to the worldwide crisis in transport. The Foresight Vehicle Programme, launched in