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As Wales achieved its €50 million EU research and innovation goal from across universities and businesses last October; two projects funded as part of the National Research Network (NRN) in Advanced Engineering and Materials (AEM) have gained recent success securing £1,090,000 through the EU’s largest research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020.

Professor Owen Guy, who heads NRN101 and whose research is based at Swansea University as well as Dr Cristiano Palego of Bangor University who leads NRN162 successfully gained sought after funding which will aide in their research in to developing medical devices for both Alzheimer's disease and cancer.

 

Please read the full coverage on this story below.

 

'Engineering Network Funding Spurs Investment into Other Welsh Projects'

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As Wales achieved its €50 million EU research and innovation goal from across universities and businesses last October, two projects funded as part of the National Research Network (NRN) in Advanced Engineering and Materials (AEM) have gained recent success securing £1,090,000 through the EU’s largest research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020.

 


 

'Welsh Science Initiative Flourishes'

Horizon 2020 Projects

As part of the Welsh governments ‘Science for Wales’ initiative, an engineering network has been set up to provide support in aiding scientists secure competitive investments in Welsh universities.

 


 

'Funding for Research into Diagnosis and Treatment of Life Threatening Diseases Secured'

Business News Wales

An engineering network, set up as part of the Welsh Government’s ‘Science for Wales’ initiative, has proved to be a significant support in aiding scientists to secure competitive EU investments into Welsh Universities...

 


 

'Engineering Network secures funding for vital research into diagnosis and treatment of life threatening diseases'

Swansea University

An engineering network, set up as part of the Welsh Government’s ‘Science for Wales’ initiative, has proved to be a significant support in aiding scientists to secure competitive EU investments into Welsh Universities...

 


 

 

“Our NRN research has provided the foundation for our involvement in this prestigious project. The NRN AEM has developed an outstanding PhD researcher, Ryan Bigham, whose exciting work on graphene sensor devices has pioneered some of the critical technology which will be taken forward by the Marie Curie partnership.” 

- Professor Owen Guy, Swansea University

 


Image 1 Professor Owen Guy, Swansea University | Image 2 Dr Cristiano Palego, Bangor University

 

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