Check the deadlines for major agri-tech funding calls many close in January 2020
Viticulture is labour intensive. Abby Rose had the idea of using an app to capture the information and share it with others. SectorMentor is now used on over 100 farms and Vidacycle’s community lead Annie Landless discusses the toolkit at a Pollinator event.
Climate and viticulture experts have identified nearly 35,000 hectares of prime viticultural land for new and expanding vineyards
Agri-Tech East has been named ‘Networking Group of the Year’ in the national final of the SME Business Awards! The scale of the agri-tech cluster is increasing and we have outgrown our name! Our membership now spans the UK and internationally, as well as the east of England, so from January we will be Agri-TechE.
Agri-Tech East has been awarded the accolade of National Networking Group of the Year at the SME Business Awards 2019, in a glittering black tie gala at Wembley 6th December against strong competition from across the UK.
Small Robot Company in partnership with RootWave has developed ‘Dick’ the world’s first non-chemical weeding robot that uses electricity and AI to zap individual weeds in the field. Early field trials of the prototype will start in 2020.
The increasing interest from across the UK and overseas in engaging with Agri-Tech East, has meant that we have outgrown our name. Although our heart is very much in the east of England, our activities are not restricted by geography. So from January we are becoming Agri-TechE.
PBD Biotech’s new phage test delivers increased sensitivity and specificity when compared to current tests for bovine TB testing, research shows.
We are pleased to announce that Agri-Tech East has welcomed a new member to our award-winning team, Alex Dinsdale, to help support our future growth plans, in keeping with the fact that so many of our members are based in the wider UK and internationally.