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How can innovation in livestock buildings improve productivity & profitability of livestock production?

Livestock housing systems, especially where livestock are intensively reared, have become increasingly important to the productivity and profitability of farm businesses.  Scientific...

Research alliance to improve aquaculture and livestock breeding

The University of Edinburgh’s The Roslin Institute and Hendrix Genetics, a global leader in animal breeding, have established a research agreement to improve the sustainability of animal...

CRACK IT 2016 Challenges - funding to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals

The CRACK IT challenge-led competition funds collaborations between industry, academics and SMEs to solve business and scientific 'Challenges' which if solved will deliver 3Rs and commercial...

Opportunity to take part in FRUIT ATTRACTION 2016 in Madrid

UKTI Madrid and the Science and Innovation Network have been offered an exciting opportunity to take part in Fruit Attraction in Madrid.  They are now looking for British companies and...

Additive manufacturing in food and nutrition - article by Prof Bryan Hanley in Nutrition Bulletin

KTN's Prof. Bryan Hanley has published an article in the latest edition of Nutrition Bulletin on the topic of additive manufacturing in food and nutrition.  Additive manufacturing, or...

NNFCC partners in new €3.8 million SuperBIO project to support industrial innovation within the EU bioeconomy

SuperBIO  is an innovation project supported through the EU Horizon2020 funding programme. The €3.8 million project supports the development of promising industrial value chains in the...

EU to invest € 51.6 million more in innovative SMEs via SME Instrument

The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 has recently been updated and the good news is that the SME Instrument budget has been increased to €437.5 million to be invested in innovation small...

Would you like to take part in a mission on Food Technologies to Italy?

KTN's food team  are assisting the Science and Innovation Network in Italy to identify UK businesses and academics to take part in a  two day mission   on food...

Do you have Agri-Food challenges which a mathematical scientist could help with?

Are you an SME working in the Agri-food Sector? Do you have data challenges? Modelling problems? Anything which could benefit from quantitative rigour? If so, you probably...

Register now for UK-Turkey agri-food funding brokering event

Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.5M for UK participants developing innovative solutions to challenges within the agri-food sector in Turkey.  Innovate UK is working with  TÜBİTAK ,...

Catch up on the latest animal sector news, funding and events

The August edition of KTN's  Animal Sector newsletter , filled with the latest funding opportunities, events and research news, is now available. If you didn't get a copy in...

Genopole launches 2016 Young Biotech Award

Are you looking to give life to or accelerate the development of your innovation? This €100K competition is open to young researchers, entrepreneurs or students who are conceptualising an...

Robots emerging as agricultural co-workers

Advanced engineering could be the solution for the sustainable intensification of agriculture, as technology for producing service robots reaches maturity. Experts in robotics from University of...

GFS funding for Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context

The UK’s main public funders of food-related research and training are working together through the  Global Food Security (GFS) programme to meet the challenge of providing the...

British Beet Research Organisation launches 2016 research call

The British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) has launched its 2016 research call. Areas of interest to BBRO include ongoing challenges such as further reductions in the availability of...

Calling for agritech innovators help to increase the uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers in developing countries

Article by Liliya Serazetdinova, KTN Agriculture is an important sector for many developing countries, both to drive economic development but also to support poverty reduction and boost...

Register today and start planning your #EFIB2016 experience

Make sure that you don't miss out on three days dedicated to industrial biotechnology!     EFIB is the...

Funding for global cooperation feasibility studies

Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.2M to support innovative UK SMEs in carrying out short international cooperation feasibility studies. These studies should build international business...

Book a one-to-one meeting at the Food Matter Live 2016 matchmaking event

Enterprise Europe is organising a FREE matchmaking event during Food Matters Live . Food Matters Live is a cross-sector event bringing together the food and drink industry, retailers,...

Creating a step-change in dairy cattle innovation through collaboration

A new KTN success story  highlights one of the many ways that KTN helps to drive innovation for UK businesses - by facilitating new connections and collaborations between different...
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