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Please find the latest six-monthly progress report on the Francis Crick Institute (formerly the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation), as requested by the Science and Technology Committee.
The Science and Technology Committee agreed on 17 November 2010 to launch a new inquiry examining the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation. The Committee published its report on Wednesday 25 May 2011. A Government Response was published on 13 September 2011.
The UKCMRI has been re-named The Francis Crick Institute.
The previous Committee published a report in January 2008, UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (HC (2007-08) 185). While welcoming and supporting the project, the Committee had concerns about management and costs. The Committee receive six-monthly updates on progress from the MRC.
Special Report to be published Tuesday 13 September 2011
New centre to be based in St Pancras, London
Report to be published on Wednesday 25 May 2011
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MPs hear from UKCMRI Ltd
Commons Science and Technology Committee question the four founders and opponents
New Inquiry announced