AGRI-TECHE NEWS UPDATE
If you are considering Canada as a new market or interested in collaborative research projects with generous government support, then consider applying for the VOYAGE programme.
Now the UK has left the EU there is a seven-year agricultural transition to a new system that will reward farmers for environmental improvements alongside food production on their land. Agri-TechE members AHDB, ADAS, Brown & Co and NIAB are to advise farmers during this period.
Beyond the headline-grabbing proposals of sugar and salt taxes, there is much that is beneficial to farmers and innovators.
Devising a method for the precision application of fungicides and biopesticides is being investigated in a newly commissioned project funded by Innovate UK.
Innovate UK EDGE is partnering with the Catapult Network to award grants to ambitious high growth SMEs
Under this scheme SMEs can receive up to £15,000* to spend on the services and support delivered by Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) and the Catapult Network including: Exploration and testing of new product ideas