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Drones to fight fires and deliver coronavirus supplies are first to receive share of over £33 mln government funding

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The FINANCIAL — Innovative projects harnessing the latest technology to support the fight against COVID-19 and other challenges like climate change, while creating hundreds of jobs across the country, have been backed by government investment, Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced today (9 November 2020). The 20 winning ideas will receive a share of £7 million funding ranging from the development of drones capable of delivering COVID-19 medical supplies to remote areas, to technology to enable remote inspections of infrastructure and construction sites – removing the need for workers to potentially be put at risk. The funding, backing the aviation…

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Drones to fight fires and deliver coronavirus supplies are first to receive share of over £33 mln government funding

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Innovative projects harnessing the latest technology to support the fight against COVID-19 and other challenges like climate change, while creating hundreds of jobs across the country, have been backed by government investment, Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced today (9 November 2020). The 20 winning ideas will receive a share of £7…