Government should spend on new areas such as nanotechnology

Robert Hawley, chairman of the Engineering Council, said last week that the government should spend its £1bn fund for science, engineering and technology on new areas such as nanotechnology and biotechnology rather than IT and aerospace.

Robert Hawley, chairman of the Engineering Council, said last week that the government should spend its £1bn fund for science, engineering and technology on new areas such as nanotechnology and biotechnology rather than IT and aerospace.