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Britain, Japan to unveil technology programme to boost innovation

IANS  |  London 

Britain and will launch a programme of 30 million pounds ($38.4 million) of initial funding for cutting-edge technology to boost and create high-skilled jobs.

This was announced on Wednesday, a day ahead of Japanese Shinzo Abe's visit to Britain, reported.

An official statement from the British said that researchers from Britain and will explore designing for the ageing populations, finding new treatments for chronic conditions like dementia and heart failure and new forms of greener transport and storing.

British said that her country and are facing many of the same challenges and also immense opportunities.

Britain will also vow to increase the number of combined exercises between the defense forces of the two countries and "strengthen maritime co-operation", according to the statement.

"As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, we raise our horizons towards the rest of the world," May said.

During Abe's visit, the two leaders will attend a briefing chaired by British and also discuss Brexit.



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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 07:00 IST