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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 117742, tabled on 5 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding the Government plans to allocate from the public purse for the Next Generation of Services project; and whether that funding will be drawn from monies allocated for the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Answered on

12 December 2017

We will invest £725m in Wave 2 of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund over the next four years. We announced six new Challenges in wave 2 and two Pioneer Challenges to build industry engagement and readiness for future funding. Up to £20m Pioneer funding has been allocated from the ISCF programme for a Challenge to develop the Next Generation of Services through the application of AI and data driven innovation.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy