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Warwick University to get new £92 million campus

The campus is hoped to be built by 2015. Photo: University of Warwick

A new £92 million National Automotive Innovation Campus (NAIC) is to be built at the University of Warwick, costing £92 million.

The NAIC will be part-funded through the Government's UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF).

The Chancellor, George Osborne, today announced that a further £200 million of public investment in the fund.

The Chancellor earlier today at the Tory party conference in Birmingham. Credit: PA

Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Motors European Technical Centre will also contribute to the £92 million investment in the creation and operation of the NAIC.

The NAIC will make a significant difference not just to the automotive industry but to tens of thousands of lives.

– Professor Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Warwick