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Dyson, best known for its pioneering bagless vacuum cleaners and a range of other innovative appliances, is developing a $355.51m (£250m) technology campus at Malmesbury which could eventually employ upwards of 3000 highly skilled engineers and designers.
The firm is investing heavily in battery technology and last October acquired US battery technology company Sakti3 in a deal estimated to be worth around $90m (£58m).
The Malmesbury-based firm is to be granted $22.75m (£16m) towards their research into battery technology, as part of a £50m boost for funding into energy storage across the UK.
The money comes from the Exceptional Regional Growth Fund (ERGF) which hopes to create at least 570 direct high value jobs locally.
Dyson is a British technology company that designs and manufactures vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, bladeless fans, and heaters. It sells machines in over 70 countries and employs more than 7000 people worldwide.
The Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has supported eligible projects and programmes raising private sector investment to create economic growth and lasting employment. Since its launch in 2010 it has invested £2.6 billion to help local businesses grow and take on more staff across England. RGF money is available through RGF programmes. RGF programmes are run by national or local organisations offeri...
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