Research Councils UK (RCUK) has announced £12m of funding for collaborations between British universities and institutions in
The awards include a UK-Indian research project that aims to deliver sustainable decentralised bioenergy.
The project, which will focus on bioenergy technology and business solutions for both countries, will use wasteland and wastewater to grow biomass to provide energy for heating in the
Lord Drayson, minister of state for Science and Innovation, said: ‘The RCUK Science Bridges Awards are an excellent example of how the
‘By working with international partners we can benefit from their expertise and get more value from our investment in the
‘These collaborations have the potential to provide solutions to important challenges facing the UK and the world, in areas such as sustainable biofuels, food and water security and healthcare.’
Other RCUK Science Bridges awards approved this year are a UK-China consortium looking at new developments in high-speed, secure internet communications and a project involving Manchester University that will explore new healthcare technologies.