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James Hutton Institute welcomes Tay Cities Deal funding boost

James Hutton Institute welcomes Tay Cities Deal funding boost

Signing of head of terms of the Tay Cities Deal (c) James Hutton Institute
"The City Deal is a huge vote of confidence in Tayside. Both projects we are involved in represent significant investment in the future of this region, in key sectors for the regional and national economy and have the potential to unlock substantial economic benefits"
Signing of head of terms of the Tay Cities Deal (c) James Hutton Institute

The James Hutton Institute has today welcomed the signing of the heads of terms of the Tay Cities Deal, which is expected to bring a £700 million investment into Tayside and Angus and create 6,000 direct jobs in the area.

Included within the funding announcement are the International Barley Hub (IBH) and the Advanced Plant Growth Centre (APGC) research and innovation projects which are set to receive £62m in total, making projects under the Securing our Food Production Capability the highest-funded part of the Deal.

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Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute