U.K. Unearths £100 Million More for Research Infrastructure, Launches Agency to Eliminate Clinical Trial Red Tape

Published: Mar 25, 2011

Science -- The United Kingdom's budget for 2011-12, announced today by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, has some good news for scientists with a £100 million boost in spending on capital projects as well as promised removal of red tape surrounding biomedical research and clinical trials. Imran Khan, director of the Campaign for Science and Engineering, welcomed the new money, "but labs across the country are going to be struggling to make ends meet following the budget cuts announced last year.

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