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Scottish Parliament: Innovation Strategy (20 Jun 2023)

Daniel Johnson: ...that, leading up to my election to Parliament for the first time, debate was very much focused on that. I refer to a paper that I have often looked to, which was published in 2014 by Nesta—the national endowment for science, technology and the arts. It is about innovation in small countries and it identifies five key factors that a successful innovation strategy brings: first, a focus...

Petition - Home Education: Draft Guidance and the Consultation: Parks (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough) ( 9 Jul 2018)

Rishi Sunak: ...its various parks, which includes fantastic support for the botanical gardens and Weston Park. In 2014 the innovative “Rethinking Parks” programme, delivered by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, awarded £100,000 to support two new projects in Sheffield to develop new ways to fund and manage parks. Since 2010, Sport England has...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (10 Jun 2014)

Viscount Ridley: ...Minister about the vital importance of innovation. That is the theme I particularly want to talk about. Two-thirds of UK growth between 1997 and 2007 was due to innovation according to NESTA—the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. There is no way that we can grow out of the debt burden that still hangs over our economy without huge amounts of innovation. We are on...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Cultural Heritage (10 Sep 2013)

Ed Vaizey: ...Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund aimed at helping organisations diversify income streams and access funding from private sources; and a partnership between the Arts Council and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) is bringing together research and investment to build innovation and resilience across the culture sector and creative industries.

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day] — Arts and Creative Industries (19 Jun 2013)

Luciana Berger: .... I am a passionate supporter of our arts and creative industries, not just because I love them, but because the sector employs 1.5 million throughout the country and is worth £36 billion a year. National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts research estimates that the sector could generate up to 9.7% of UK gross value added. Many hon. Members have made vibrant contributions in...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright Research Expert Advisory Group ( 4 Mar 2013)

Jo Swinson: The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) established four Research Expert Advisory Groups (EAGs), including a group focused on copyright, to provide commentary and peer review on all aspects of its research programme. Each EAG is made up of representatives from industry, academia and the user community who have expertise in developing and commenting on research methodologies and data. Members...

Scottish Parliament: Public Services Reform (Developing New Ways of Delivering Services) (26 Feb 2013)

Margaret Mitchell: ...data be collected and compiled to allow for meaningful analysis and like-for-like comparisons. The inquiry is important. It already recognises the relevance of the warning from Graeme Downie of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts that we “should beware of thinking that passing a bit of legislation that requires everyone to do community planning would be a magic...

Scottish Parliament: Youth Employment (10 Jan 2013)

Kenneth Gibson: ...and Holyrood—long before the financial crash. I touched on that in my intervention during Ken Macintosh’s speech. During the Finance Committee’s recent inquiry into employability, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts—NESTA—pointed out: “The proportion of 16-19 year old NEETs has remained static since 1996.” Official Scottish Government figures also show...

Charities (Donations) ( 8 Jan 2013)

Chloe Smith: ...look at this issue. We are making £10 million available to the Innovation in Giving fund. Many of the schemes use technology to further their aims. That fund will be delivered by NESTA—the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. In England only, I should note, the fund will find and support the growth of the most promising ideas with potential to create a step change in...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Government Departments: Disclosure of Information (18 Dec 2012)

Matthew Hancock: The Immersion Programme is a series of events for firms to participate in and not a fund for bids. BIS is currently working with the Open Data Institute, the Technology Strategy Board and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) to determine the event themes and once agreed the opening and closing dates for the events will be publicised. These dates will be...

Small Charitable Donations Bill: Schedule 1 — Meaning of “small donation”: conditions (26 Nov 2012)

Eilidh Whiteford: ...be made. I have to confess that I personally have not yet caught up with this technology beyond automatic top-ups for my Oyster card. However, I am aware that the Cabinet Office is working with the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts to explore the possibility of using Oyster cards for spontaneous charitable giving through the “Chip In” project. We should encourage...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Recession (Small Businesses) ( 6 Sep 2012)

Chi Onwurah: ...still offer no significant support for small, innovative, high-growth businesses, which are exactly the kind that we need to get us out of this double-dip recession made in Downing street. The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts has called on the Government to expand the small business research initiative. Started by Labour, it uses Government procurement to help to...

Arts and Culture — Question for Short Debate ( 9 Jul 2012)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ..., the Space, which could help to transform the way in which people connect with and experience arts and culture. Last summer, Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts-known as NESTA-announced a new £500,000 digital research and development fund for arts and culture projects that harness digital...

Public Bill Committee: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Clause 18 - The Competition and Markets Authority ( 5 Jul 2012)

Chi Onwurah: ...—the banking market, as my hon. Friend the Member for East Lothian pointed out. Banking is a key part of growth for small businesses, and there is a lack of competition in the banking market. The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts found that finance is an important obstacle for high-growth firms. Some 18% of such firms consider funding to be the most important...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business: Finance (14 Jun 2012)

Mark Prisk: ...by monitoring investment statistics and research produced by external organisations such as the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, European Venture Capital Association and National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. We recognise that access to finance is critical for businesses to survive and grow and that small and medium-sized companies face particular...

Scottish Parliament: Youth Employment (14 Jun 2012)

Kenneth Gibson: ..., when Labour was in power, it was okay to have a 21 per cent reduction in the number of apprentices. I do not see how he can square that circle. In its submission to the Finance Committee, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts pointed out that Scotland has consistently had one of the highest proportions of young people not in education, employment or training in the...

Scottish Parliament: Fiscal Sustainability ( 9 May 2012)

Gavin Brown: ...I hope the cabinet secretary will return in his closing remarks. The convener talked eloquently about social impact bonds, on which the committee spent a considerable amount of time and on which the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, Apex Scotland and Addaction gave positive reports. The convener asked the cabinet secretary to update the chamber on the Government’s...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Intellectual Property Office (27 Mar 2012)

Norman Lamb: ...Bruce Tether Imperial College London Bill Trott Intellectual Property Office Jan Vleck Reddie & Grose Copyright Research Expert Advisory Group Name Organisation Hasan Bakhshi National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) Adrian Brazier Department for Culture, Media and Sport Ian Christie Birkbeck College London Tony Clayton Intellectual...

Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) Order 2012 (26 Mar 2012)

Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) Order 2012

Scottish Parliament: Business Motion (21 Mar 2012)

Tricia Marwick: ...Motions followed by European and External Relations Committee Debate: EU priorities for 2012 followed by Scottish Government Debate: Housing Benefit Reform followed by Public Body Consent Motion: National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts followed by Business Motion followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business and insert 2.00...


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