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Universities: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 102797, tabled on 13 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding he plans to make available in grants during the second stage of the university covid-19 research support package that was announced in June 2020.

Answered on

20 October 2020

The amount of grant funding provided under the Sustaining University Research Excellence (SURE) fund will depend on income losses which at this point remain unclear - each university’s allocation is the lower of 80% of losses in international student income or the value of non-public research funding.