British investor Sir James Dyson, founder of vacuum cleaner company Dyson, is donating $7.9m to The Royal College of Art to support engineering start-ups.

Sir James Dyson, founder of Dyson and inventor of the vacuum cleaner of the same name, has donated £5m ($7.9m) to his former university The Royal College of Art (RCA) in London. The money will be used to fund 40 new incubators. Chosen start-ups will be given working space, mentors, and will be introduced to…

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