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  • Funding for agricultural innovators

    Over 70 businesses and universities from across the UK have secured a share £16 million from government and industry to develop 25 innovative ideas that should boost UK agriculture. The 25 projects form the third round of funding to be distributed through the Agri-Tech Catalyst which supports collaborative research between scientists and businesses to springboard projects from the lab to the market place. Innovations in this round include the "Sunshine Egg" – a project to help reduce vitamin ...

    Posted at March 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Funding for agricultural innovators
  • £160m investment in agricultural science and technology

    The Government has unveiled a new package aimed at boosting agricultural science and technology and backed by a £160 million investment from the public purse. Industry is also expected to invest heavily in the scheme which aims to make the UK a world leader in addressing global food security issues. Agri-tech is a well-established sector in the UK and the entire agri-food supply chain, from agriculture to final retailing and catering, is estimated to contribute £96 billion ...

    Posted at July 28, 2013 | By : | Categories : Rural Business | Comments Off on £160m investment in agricultural science and technology