Cars might fly: BEIS unveils £10m regulator funding to drive future tech

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Winning bids for Regulators' Pioneer Fund include project to unblock barriers to aviation innovations such as flying taxis

Flying taxis and autonomous ships could soon be on the horizon after the UK government today awarded £10m in funding to help unblock legislative and regulatory barriers to future technology innovations....

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