Public Sector Research Exploitation Fund (Hansard, 2 March 2004)
HC Deb 02 March 2004 vol 418 cc794-9W
Mr. Stephen O'Brien

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much money has been spent on the Public Sector Research Exploitation Fund in each year since its inception; and how many organisations have received assistance through this fund. [157250]

Ms Hewitt

An award totalling over £10 million was made through the Public Sector Research Exploitation (PSRE) fund in October 2001. A second round of the PSRE fund worth almost £15 million was announced in the Science Budget for 2003–06. Money spent so far in Round 1 is as follows:
Financial year £
2001£02 287,500
2002£03 7,521,860
2003£04 300,000
Total 8,109,360

A further £2,000 000 of funding has been approved but not yet drawn down.

19 applications received funding through PSRE round 1 and 16 in PSRE round 2. The organisations that have received assistance through the fund in rounds 1 and 2 are listed as follows, with their funding allocation. In collaborative applications to the fund, institutions nominate a lead establishment, shown as follows.

Lead Institution Partner Institutions Award (£)
Institute of Food Research Plant Bioscience Ltd. 160,000
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Barnsley District General Hospital NHS Trust 220,000
Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust
York Health Services NHS Trust
National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside Lynton Lasers Ltd. 287,500
Product Innovation and Development Centre
Natural Environment Research Council 600,000
Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Trust BioSci North Ltd. 270,000
MKW Engineering Ltd.
Newcastle General Hospital
NHS Executive, Northern and Yorkshire Region
RTC North Ltd.
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research CERN 200,000
Plant Bioscience Ltd. 530,000
Public Health Laboratory Service National Institute of Biological Standards and Controls 300,000
South Glasgow University Hospitals Trust BioIndustry Association (Scotland) 425,000
Connect
Grampian University Hospital NHS Trust
Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust
LINC Scotland
Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust
Scottish Enterprise
Scottish Executive, Chief Scientists
Scottish National Blood Transfusion
Tayside University Hospital NHS Trust
University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust 300,000
Birmingham Specialist Community Health NHS Trust
Burton Hospital NHS Trust
City Hospital NHS Trust
Good Hope Hospital NHS Trust
Mid Staffordshire General Hospital NHS Trust
North Staffordshire Hospital NHS Trust
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic
South Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust
South Warwickshire General Hospital NHS Trust
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
University Hospital NHS Trust Nottingham City Hospital Trust 300,000
South Derbyshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Four London NHS Trusts comprising:
Barts and the London NHS Trust City and Hackney Primary Care Trust
East London and City Mental Health Trust
Homerton Hospital NHS Trust
Newham Healthcare Trust
Newham Primary Care Trust
Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trust
Guy's and St. Thomas's NHS Trust Epson and St. Helier NHS Trust
King's College Hospital Trust
Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust
South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust
St. George's Hospital NHS Trust
The Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust
Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust
North West London Hospitals Trust
St. Mary's NHS Trust

Lead Institution Partner Institutions Award (£)
The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust Camden and Islington Community Health Services NHS

Trust

1,300,000
Camden and Islington Mental Health NHS Trust
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust
North Middlesex Hospital NHS Trust
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
The University College London Hospitals NHS Trust
The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
Total 110,109,360
Public Sector Research Establishment Round 2
Barts and the London NHS Trust The Royal Free Hampstead 2,300,000
The Royal Brompton and Harefield
Guy's and St. Thomas
The London Development Agency
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

(BBSRC)

Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research

Councils (CCLRC)

2,000,000
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

(PPARC)

UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)
Central Manchester and Manchester Children's

Hospitals NHS Trust

University TrusTECH 750,000
Health Protection Agency
BIONOW
Medical Devices Faraday
CLIK Knowledge Transfer 750,000
Defence Science and Tech Lab (DSTL) Central Science Laboratory 1,000,000
Health Protection Agency
Veterinary Laboratories Agency
Forensic Science Service, The

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

500,000
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 250,000
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
York Hospitals NHS Trust
Barnsley District General Hospital NHS Trust
Yorkshire Forward
Medilink (Yorkshire and Humber)
Moredun Research Institute Roslin Institute 1,500,000
Rowett Research Institute
Scottish Agricultural College
Institute for Animal Health
Natural Environment Research Council 600,000
National Museums Liverpool Lynton Lasers 750,000
The Hothouse
Castle Fine Arts Foundry
Shape Design
Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Trust RTC North Ltd. 490,000
University of Newcastle upon Tyne Regional Medical

Physics Dept

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Trust
Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences
North Tyneside Primary Care Trust
County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals NHS

Trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust
University of Durham
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, The South East England Development Agency 540,000
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust
Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Lead Institution Partner institutions Award (£)
Papworth Hospital NHS Trust The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust 500,000
Addenbrookes NHS Trust
East of England Development Agency
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) 175,000
Plant Biosiences Ltd BBSRC 1,800,000
Roslin Institute(Genecom) Institute of Animal Health 800,000
Moredun Research Institute
Total 14,705,000
1 The Advisory Board recommended that the additional £109,360 (over and above the £10 million allocated for the PSRE Fund) be taken from the surplus from University Challenge.

Mr. Stephen O'Brien

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many organisations have been helped by the Public Sector Research Exploitation Fund in each year since its inception. [157251]

Ms Hewitt

The Public Sector Research Exploitation Fund has been awarded through two competitive funding rounds. PSRE Round 1 awards were made in October 2001 with over £10 million going to 19 lead institutions. The allocation of Round 2 funds was announced in January 2004. Almost £15 million went to 16 lead organisations. For a list of organisations that have received assistance from the fund, please refer to PQ No. 157250 answered today.

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