A WORLDWIDE initiative led by Manchester Metropolitan University to assess problems and develop solutions for the global aviation industry has been launched with £5 million from the UK Government.
Announced on May 18, 2006 by Trade and Industry Secretary Alistair Darling, the funding is one of 11 competitive bid awards made under the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) to help build closer ties between business and higher education and turn ideas into enterprise.
Alistair Darling said: "Manchester Metropolitan University is leading the way in linking innovation to the aerospace and aviation business, and it’s vital they work with business to help translate new ideas and technology into increased productivity and regional growth."
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