Australian online marketplace startup Oneflare has set its sights on the UK market after securing AU$1 million in its second round of funding, bringing its total investment capital to AU$1.5 million.
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UK announces funding for big data institute named in memory of computing pioneer and WWII code-breaker Alan Turing.
U.K.-based Media Legal Defence Initiative seeks to fund legal expenses for bloggers and online media organizations in South and Southeast Asia.
Two UK universities are to receive millions of pounds of investment to help finance tens of PhDs in online security.
An analysis of VC funding in Europe shows that investment is on the up, with the UK attracting the most deals.
The UK may have had a head start on graphene research, but it lags other countries in terms of the number of patents held. Can new funding help it tap the benefits of the so-called 'wonder material'?
Public bodies in the UK will get extra funding to help them release public data for commercial reuse, as the government continues its push on open data.
Britain is to take its first steps in manned space exploration as part of a massive billion-pound boost, following ESA negotiations over investment and funding. "Space is big," says minister David Willetts.
The European Space Agency is meeting in Italy to decide on its goals for the future, with the UK looking to use increased funding for the ESA to boost its own space industry.
A leaked Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) discussion document reportedly claims BT is trying to increase the amount of public funding it gets for delivering broadband to poorly served parts of the UK.
The best-known crowd-funding platform will officially open its doors in the UK later this year, joining local platforms such as the newly-launched Seedrs
The Scottish government has announced £120m in funding for a super-fast broadband rollout in the Highlands and Islands.The project will be the largest and one of the trickiest regional deployments in the UK, given the area's topography.
A UK city will get £24m in government funding to become a 'city of tomorrow', through a competition that has just opened.On Monday, the Technology Strategy Board launched its Future Cities Demonstrator programme.
Another day, another broadband funding pot: the UK government is putting an extra £32m towards funding the rollout of super-fast broadband in Scotland.The cash comes in addition to the £69m allocated to Scotland last August to improve its broadband infrastructure.
Google is to provide more than a hundred trainee computer science teachers in the UK with Arduino or Raspberry Pi kits as teaching aids, chairman Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday.Speaking at London's Science Museum, Schmidt noted how computer science education was essential to the development of engineering skills.
The government has selected four projects to share in £6m for UK space research, with the companies themselves contributing almost a further £6m.Four space projects will get £6m in funding from the UK government.
The development of broadband networks in the UK is a priority for the government, chancellor George Osborne said during his Budget speech on Wednesday.The National Infrastructure Plan, outlined during the speech, identifies broadband as one of the projects first in line for government funding over the next decade.
The Scottish Government has detailed its strategy for ensuring most of the nation's population can access super-fast broadband
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that the government would remove up to £530m in funding if local councils fail to deliver superfast broadband by the government's deadlines.Hunt told an all party parliamentary committee on local government that he would act decisively over the plans to improve broadband infrastructure in the UK if there was any attempt to stall the process with paperwork.
Local authorities that want to get government funding for broadband rollouts will have to have their draft plans for the deployments submitted by the end of February, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced.Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that, if local authorities did not submit their proposals for getting their share of the £530m Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) pot on time, there was no guarantee that they would get any share at all.
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