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  • Press release: Prime Minister announces £20m to grow medicines manufacturing in the UK
    New £20m fund to manufacture medicines and diagnostic equipment in the UK Fund will put the UK ahead in medicines manufacturing, creating economic opportunities and highly skilled jobs across the country Supports the Government’s ambitions to build back better, ensuring greater resilience in UK medicines supply chains The UK’s ability to respond to future pandemics will be strengthened thanks to […]
  • Press release: UK government secures additional 2 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
    UK government has now secured 7 million doses of Moderna vaccine, which will be available in Europe as early as spring 2021 trials show vaccine is almost 95% effective deal means the UK now has access to a total of 357 million doses of vaccines from 7 different developers The UK government has today (Sunday 29 November) signed a deal […]
  • Consultation outcome: Capacity market new technologies 2020
    Whilst there are no new technologies ready to enter the CM in the near-term, there were 3 technologies identified which may require access to the CM in the future: tidal, geothermal and electric vehicles. We have informed the Electricity System Operator about these 3 technologies, so that de-rating factors can be developed in due course. Going forward, we will use […]
  • National Statistics: Energy Trends: UK gas
    27 November 2020 JODI table updated 26 November 2020 ET 4.2, 4.3 & 4.4 tables updated. 29 October 2020 ET 4.2, 4.3 & 4.4 and JODI tables updated. 28 September 2020 JODI table updated. 24 September 2020 Latest Energy Trends tables published. 27 August 2020 ET 4.2, 4.3 & 4.4 and Gas JODI updated. 30 July 2020 Latest tables published. […]
  • News story: Oliver Dowden’s opinion piece for The Telegraph on the Digital Markets Unit
    [unable to retrieve full-text content]The Digital Secretary discusses the government’s new pro-competition regime for tech giants like Facebook and Google.
  • Press release: £20 million boost for world class AI research could transform cancer treatment and save lives
    New Turing AI Fellowships are part of the government’s ambition to maintain the UK’s position as a world leader in AI and support ground-breaking innovations artificial intelligence (AI) that identifies cancer early is among 15 innovative and diverse projects backed by £20 million UK government cash injection other projects include assisting those who have experienced a serious illness or injury […]