AFBI’s incentive scheme for scientific innovation ‘does not sit well’ with Stormont’s PAC

Small matter, but it is worth noting. Stormont’s Public Accounts Committee found an interesting detail in the relevant NIAO report that, it should be said did not particularly feature in the Audit Office report as a genuine matter of concern. The subject organisation is the Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) at New Forge in Belfast, and as the BBC notes… …the institute’s coffers had been boosted by £20m plus of income from royalties from patents filed on scientific discoveries from …

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