British Technology Group


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BTG

A British pharmaceutical company. It develops drugs for cancer, neurological disorders and other diseases and sells them to hospitals and others. It traces its origins to the 1940s and was founded in its current form in 1991 as the British Technology Group. It is publicly traded and is included on the FTSE 250.

British Technology Group (BTG)

a UK government-owned organization which assists in the development of inventions made both in the private and public sectors (government and university/polytechnic research laboratories). The BTG (formed by the merger in 1981 of the National Research and Development Council and the National Enterprise Board) works in tandem with private sector VENTURE CAPITAL specialists in providing start-up finance for projects unable, because of the high risks involved, to attract conventional finance. See RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.
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Kricka's previous awards and honors include the Society of Analytical Chemistry Silver Medal (Royal Society of Chemistry) (1981), the British Technology Group Academic Enterprise Competition Award (1985), the Department of Trade and Industry, Industry Year Award for Technology Transfer (1986), the Prince of Wales Award for Innovation and Production (1989), the Queens Award for Technological Achievement (1990), the Rank Prize for Opto-Electronics (1991), the Certificate of Honor Award, AACC, New Jersey Section (1995), and the Kubasik Lecture Award, AACC, New York Upstate Section (1997).
British technology group Smiths Group (LON:SMIN) said it had taken over US bearings firm Turbo Components and Engineering (TCE) for an undisclosed price to be financed with cash.
Meanwhile, scientists at the British Technology Group (BTG, 101 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BU, England, U.

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