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House of Commons - Science and Technology - Written Evidence
06-07 Session Commons publication
1.3 The £50 million cost of a prototype of the "Ascender" sub-orbital spaceplane, which is designed for low-cost commercial operation (rather than to win the "Ansari X-Prize"), requires funding equivalent to about 10% of the BNSC's budget over several years. It is about 2% of the BNSC's expenditure since 1990 when support for the Ascender ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmsctech/66/66we126.htm
Automation and the future of work: Government Response to the Committee ...
Newcastle-based Team Tao which won a $200,000 Moonshot Award at the grand final of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPrize competition. UKRI supported Team Tao to accelerate their designs and develop innovative solutions. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN) Hub, which, in collaboration with Game Changers, hosted an event in September 2019 for 350 delegates from Sellafield, supply ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm5801/cmselect/cmbeis/240/24002.htm
Drug-Resistant Infections - Hansard - UK Parliament
15-09-16 Hansard
The California-based XPRIZE foundation promotes privately sponsored prizes. It aims to revitalise, “markets that are currently stuck due to existing failures or a commonly held belief that a solution is not possible”. As the current Astronomer Royal, I thought that the tercentenary of the Longitude Prize was worth celebrating with a national prize to address a contemporary challenge ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Lords/2016-09-15/debates/D3D73A1B-5818-413D-A57E-BC09598429FE/Drug-ResistantInfections
House of Commons - Science and Technology - Seventh Report
06-07 Session Commons publication
10 EXPLORATION AND LAUNCHERS Exploration. 278. Exploration is crucial to improve knowledge and understanding of space. Beyond this, space exploration is driven by a need to discover and investigate.
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmsctech/66/6613.htm
Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill (First sit - Hansard
14-04-21 Hansard
Another example would be the Ansari X prize, which was about building a privately funded spaceship that would carry two passengers. It had a very specific target about how high a sub-orbit it needed to reach within a two-week period. That created an enormous race for people to build privately funded spaceships, again in the early 2000s. You can ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2021-04-14/debates/2b2e5bb5-aaa7-492d-ad9a-fe11cadd06af/AdvancedResearchAndInventionAgencyBill(FirstSitting)
Lords Hansard text for 13 Sep 201113 Sep 2011 (pt 0001)
10-11 Session 11-09-13 Lords publication
Pre-eminent in such ventures is the X Prize Foundation, a wide ranging and highly professional enterprise that has the savvy and the organisational infrastructure to establish, organise and monitor grand challenge prizes on various themes. It describes its mission as, "inspiring the revitalisation of markets which are currently stuck due to existing failures or a commonly-held belief that no ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201011/ldhansrd/text/110913-gc0001.htm
Public Procurement as a Tool to Stimulate Innovation: Science ... - Hansard
13-09-11 Hansard
Pre-eminent in such ventures is the X Prize Foundation, a wide ranging and highly professional enterprise that has the savvy and the organisational infrastructure to establish, organise and monitor grand challenge prizes on various themes. It describes its mission as, “inspiring the revitalisation of markets which are currently stuck due to existing failures or a commonly-held belief that no ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Lords/2011-09-13/debates/11091391000091/PublicProcurementAsAToolToStimulateInnovationScienceAndTechnologyReport
Kingston University London Written Evidence Submitted by Dr Peter Shaw ...
o Solution 12 – UK Space Technology X Prize – In athatsimilar theme of an X-Prize, innovation could be encouraged by competitions with a significant cash reward. Running competitions based around the X Prize concept could encourage innovation in key strategic areas whilst minimising administrative overheads. Quality of tutelage – Academics need to meet the changing demands of industry ...
https://committees.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/36311/pdf/
Lords Hansard text for 5 Mar 200905 Mar 2009 (pt 0001)
08-09 Session Lords publication
71: Clause 12, page 9, line 30, at end insert— “( ) The innovation prize shall not be paid for by monies deducted from existing research, training and education budgets.”
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200809/ldhansrd/text/90305-gc0001.htm
Uncorrected oral evidence: VSO International
work won the Elon Musk XPRIZE, a $1 million prize for the most innovative solution to the challenge of numeracy and literacy globally. We have been working on that for the last five years. We also apply tech into a whole range of health solutions, and I can say a bit more about that. I think that trade is less obvious but we have a specific focus on women’s economic livelihoods and the ...
https://committees.parliament.uk/oralevidence/1996/pdf/
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Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill - Hansard
23-03-21 Hansard
The proposal to create the Advanced Research and Invention Agency—ARIA—has been welcomed by leading scientists, institutions, businesses and colleagues today. We have listened to agencies around the world, and consulted the research community at home. The hon. Member for Richmond Park (Sarah Olney) asked about that.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2021-03-23/debates/6C3027CF-BBC3-4BF9-9A32-B7C90EAEF770/AdvancedResearchAndInventionAgencyBill
Carbon Capture and Storage - Hansard - UK Parliament
19-10-17 Hansard
It is reflected in the fact that Aberdeen was the only UK university whose entry into the Carbon XPRIZE was accepted. It is developing technology to help create a solution to the damage that CO 2 can cause, such as using what is left as materials for furniture and so on.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2017-10-19/debates/647071A6-B594-4953-AC2D-2B973195C19A/CarbonCaptureAndStorage
Westminster Hall - Hansard - UK Parliament
19-10-17 Hansard
It is reflected in the fact that Aberdeen was the only UK university whose entry into the Carbon XPRIZE was accepted. It is developing technology to help create a solution to the damage that CO 2 can cause, such as using what is left as materials for furniture and so on.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2017-10-19/debates/d682068c-8fce-4760-8079-a8da1674924b/WestminsterHall
Public Bill Committees - Hansard - UK Parliament
14-04-21 Hansard
Hansard record of the item : 'Public Bill Committees' on Wednesday 14 April 2021.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2021-04-14/debates/b87520b6-353f-4f4b-83b4-7381a26dba70/PublicBillCommittees
Lords Chamber - Hansard - UK Parliament
15-09-16 Hansard
My Lords, perhaps the most significant feature of the housebuilding situation is the budget commitment. We have increased the budget for housing for this Parliament. In fact, we have doubled it to £20 billion, £8 billion of which will help to deliver 400,000 affordable housing starts. Baroness Gardner of Parkes.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Lords/2016-09-15/debates/e27a5d84-c85f-4b17-887f-9812235bb962/LordsChamber
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