We would like to bring to your attention several grant funding opportunities which are currently open, or about to open soon:
1) £70m Agri-Tech Catalyst Funding – Round 3 to open soon. The Agri-Tech Catalyst offers funding for collaborative projects, taking innovative ideas from any sector or discipline with the potential to benefit agriculture. Round 3 is due to open soon, and the KTN have organized two workshops to help you find out more and meet partners for collaboration. Places are limited so please register as soon as possible:
-Glasgow, 28th August 2014: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/agri-tech-catalyst-networking-event-glasgow-workshop-tickets-12444195925
-Birmingham, 2nd September 2014: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/agri-tech-catalyst-networking-event-birmingham-workshop-tickets-12447367411
2) Knowledge Transfer Network CASE PhD Studentships - 10 Awards available, deadline 4th September 2014: https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/bioscience-industrial-case-awards/funding
3) £90m funding for Centres for Agriculture Innovation – Funding call to open in August.
Find out more: https://www.innovateuk.org/centres-for-agricultural-innovation
4) £2.3m for Agri-Food Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), call now open.
The aim of this initiative is to give businesses access to the UK knowledge base so that they can develop innovative solutions to global challenges facing the agri-food sector. Funds are available to support up to 25 KTPs. Find out more: https://www.innovateuk.org/-/agri-food-supply-chain
If you would like to discuss any of the above opportunities with a member of KTN staff, please contact one of the Knowledge Transfer Network team: https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/biosciencesktn/meet-our-team