Analyses of the situation in the area of science and economy covered by the Programme found out:
There is an opportunity to increase the efficiency of research results in practice especially with regarding to the fact that the projects carried out by individual research units have a narrow range
INNOTECH is a support programme of science and enterprise in the implementation of innovative projects in various fields of science and industries, with particular reference to the area of advanced technologies.
There was a need of increase of the share of high-tech products in the income structure
The Highways Agency, established in 1994, is an executive agency of the Department for Transport. The Secretary of State for Transport is responsible for overall Government policy on motorways and trunk roads in England and determining the strategic framework and the financial resources within which
Most aviation research of interest tothe Department is carried out by other organisations, often ininternational fora. There are few substantial aviation researchprojects commissioned exclusively by DfT. The Department has,however, commissioned a small number of research projects addressingissues of
The Scottish Government (formerly the Scottish Executive) is the devolved government for Scotland. It is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs, and transport. The Executive was established in 1999
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) was established in 1998, to integrate the services provided by the two former Agencies: the Coastguard Agency and Marine Safety Agency. MCA’s research programme aims to:
provide a robust evidence base to underpin MCA work;
identify the need for or reinforce
ODPM was created as a central department in its own right in May 2002. It was responsible for policy on housing, planning, devolution, regional and local government and the fire service. It also took responsibility for the Social Exclusion Unit, the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit and the Government
Ireland's recent economic transformation has resulted in a vastly changed environment for the preparation of this National Development Plan as compared with its predecessor in 1994. However, there are deficiencies in Ireland's economic infrastructure that have the potential to impede further
The Centre for Transportation Research and Innovation for People (TRIP) is a multidisciplinary research centre, funded by the PRTLI Programme of the Higher Education Authority, based in TCD with a link to UCC.