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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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.K.) are looking to license an online rigor tester that uses the basic feature of rigor: that muscles so affected have a higher resistance to stretching than unaffected muscle tissue.
The British Technology Group (BTG, 2200 Renaissance Blvd., Gulph Mills, PA 19406) wants to license a process for making a salt substitute as well as the granule itself.
Scientists at the British Technology Group (BTG, 101 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BU, England, U.K.) are looking to license an online rigor tester that uses the basic feature of rigor-that muscles so affected have a higher resistance to stretching than unaffected muscle tissue.

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