Multi-Million Pound Funding Package Pledged for UK Space Centre of Excellence in Ayrshire, Scotland

A commitment to invest over £80m in a UK Space Centre of Excellence in Ayrshire, was made by both UK and Scottish Governments, in partnership with South Ayrshire Council, as part of the Ayrshire Growth Deal signing yesterday. The funding package will develop and support a wide range of new, cutting-edge aerospace and space activities around Glasgow Prestwick Airport, including a satellite launch site and a range of other advanced …

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South Ayrshire to help build a future for manufacturing

South Ayrshire is set to play a key role in strengthening Scotland’s manufacturing industry, having secured £2 million of investment for two significant projects. South Ayrshire Council, together with its partners Ayrshire College, Ayrshire Engineering Alliance and the University of Strathclyde, has been awarded funding from the Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund (AMCF). AMCF supports projects to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) develop their manufacturing capabilities. A total of …

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport shortlisted to become Scotland’s Heathrow Logistics Hub

Glasgow Prestwick Airport’s joint bid to become Scotland’s Heathrow Logistics Hub received a major boost after securing a place on the shortlist of nationwide potential sites – in the running to deliver Britain’s largest infrastructure project. The Airport’s bid was on a longlist of 65 potential applicants which Heathrow has whittled down to a final shortlist of 18, with four north of the border – following a visit by Heathrow Airport …

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