£400,000 injection for Bournemouth economy

A robotic science conference at BIC attracts 700 delegates

Bournemouth International Centre
Bournemouth International Centre

A robotics and science conference being held at the Bournemouth International Centre is expected to pump almost £400,000 into the local economy.

The two-day event, which began today, is the European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group and the Society of Biomolecular Sciences annual conference and exhibition, Drug Discovery: 2008.

An estimated 700 delegates from more than 30 countries are attending the event and it is anticipated that they will spend almost £400,000 in the town.

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