AGRI-TECHE NEWS UPDATE
“I attended Ag101 a few years ago – it’s a fantastic opportunity to get together with early-stage agri-tech companies, and people from outside farming,” says Eric Hewitson, Business Development Manager, Wyld Networks, who was so inspired by the event that he joined Agri-TechE as a member.
Breeding of new varieties of crop takes many generations. With the rapid changes in environmental conditions and the withdrawal of key plant protection products, this may not be fast enough to provide food security. A new government report on genetic technologies is recommending changes to regulatory frameworks to support development of new breeding techniques.
Opportunities for Far East expansion and investment will be discussed in the REAP 2021 International Café. Anton Wibowo, CEO of Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre, talks about his aims for the event.
We are delighted that the Missouri Partnership will be taking part in the International Cafe at REAP 2021 and asked Mark Sutherland, CMO of Missouri Partnership, about his aims for the event.
Apply for funding to develop a research network that will focus on improving the sustainability of the agri-food system. DEADLINE 20 October 21
Salary: not specified
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Elsoms are recruiting for a Micropropagation Specialist to join their Plant Breeding team. The successful applicant will have responsibility for the management of all aspects of the micropropagation service, including routine production of double haploid and tissue culture plants.
CD: Sunday 10th October 2021
Rothamsted Research are seeking a highly qualified postdoctoral research scientist specialised in sustainability assessment of agricultural production systems.