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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treatments for rare conditions

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treatments for rare conditions

Source: Scottish Government Patients with very rare diseases could get faster access to new treatments following a revised decision making process. The Scottish Government is introducing a new definition of ‘ultra-orphan medicines’ that can treat very rare conditions affecting fewer than 1 in 50,000 people – around 100 people or less in Scotland. The new […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Unlocking Ambition business stars announced

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Aid, Banking and Finance, BRICS, Business, Commerce, Economy, England, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Unlocking Ambition business stars announced

Source: Scottish Government Twenty of Scotland’s most talented, innovative and ambitious entrepreneurs will start the first Unlocking Ambition Challenge to find Scotland’s next business success story. Unlocking Ambition aims to follow the success and impact of Scottish companies such as Brewdog and SkyScanner – businesses that have grown to an international scale and whose leaders […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Support to reduce single-use items

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Aid, Culture, England, English, Environment, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Iceland, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Support to reduce single-use items

Source: Scottish Government Communities will be able to bid for a share of up to £500,000 to reduce single-use plastics, Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has announced. The new Action on Plastic Zero Waste Towns initiative will provide community groups with funding to deliver actions which would benefit their environment and local economy. This could include […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Funding for MND research

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Aid, Economy, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Funding for MND research

Source: Scottish Government The Scottish Government is partnering with MND Scotland to fund a £240,000 Clinical Academic Fellowship in motor neurone disease (MND) research. This is the second fellowship of its kind and will be open to individuals training in, or seeking to train in, all disciplines of medicine. The funding will support a research-led […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting Scottish salmon

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Aid, Culture, Education, England, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Fisheries, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting Scottish salmon

Source: Scottish Government A new Salmon Interactions Workstream to provide expert advice on mitigating pressures on wild salmon has been launched by the Scottish Government. As part of the workstream, a working group has been established to examine, as an initial task, the interactions between farmed and wild salmon, and make recommendations on how any […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Sharp rise in reading awards

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Aid, Culture, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Sharp rise in reading awards

Source: Scottish Government More schools have submitted entries for the second year of the First Minister’s Reading Challenge Awards. A total of 729 submissions for the awards were received from primary schools compared to 540 last year – a 35% increase. The awards recognise outstanding participation in the reading challenge from both schools and pupils. […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Energy efficiency funding

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Aid, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Energy efficiency funding

Source: Scottish Government Households and businesses are to benefit from more than £2 million of funding to help use energy more efficiently. The Scottish Government has given the money to 15 councils to fund projects that will support homeowners and businesses installing energy efficiency measures as part of the new Energy Efficient Scotland programme. The […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Fire at Glasgow School of Art

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, Glasgow & Strathclyde, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Fire at Glasgow School of Art

Source: Scottish Government Responding to the fire at Glasgow School of Art, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “This is a very sad morning in the city of Glasgow. Glasgow School of Art is an institution that is loved not just by its students, staff and the people of this city, but by many around the […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: £2 million fund to improve business digital capabilities

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Aid, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Cyber Security, Economy, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Technology, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: £2 million fund to improve business digital capabilities

Source: Scottish Government A £2 million Digital Development Loan has been launched to provide companies who wish to improve their digital capabilities and processes in areas such as cyber security, data analytics and software engineering as well as to develop the digital skills of their staff as part of our drive to improve digital economic […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Hate crime reporting must continue

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Aid, Crime, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Hate crime reporting must continue

Source: Scottish Government Victims and witnesses to hate crime are being encouraged to continue to speak out, as new statistics suggest more people are reporting incidents. The Community Safety Minister has urged those affected by incidents of hate crime to report them to the police, ensuring perpetrators can be properly dealt with. The Scottish Government […]

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