UK to Fund Internet of Things Research
At the digital technology trade fair CeBIT 2014 in Hannover, David Cameron announced that UK chief science adviser Sir Mark Walport will lead a review into internet of things technologies. He also said £45m will be available for internet of things research in the UK, as well as £1m grants for European companies developing related products. Speaking alongside German chancellor Angela Merkel, he urged:
This is a world on fast forward. A world of permanent technological revolution. And in this world, countries like the UK and Germany will only succeed if we have a relentless drive for new ideas and innovations.
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