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ERA-CAPS third call: Strengthening transnational research in the molecular plant sciences

The ERA-Net for Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences (ERA-CAPS) has launched its third joint call for collaborative applications in the area of molecular plant sciences. In addition to the main call covering all aspects of molecular plant sciences, applications are welcomed to the sub-call "Addressing Data Challenges in Plant Sciences". Deadline for pre-proposals:l 28...
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Call for Research Partnership: Management for Soil Biology and Soil Health

AHDB, in collaboration with the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO), is inviting researchers to form a collaborative Research Partnership, which will be responsible for devising and implementing a new programme of research and knowledge exchange projects to address challenges identified for the UK agricultural and horticultural industries on the call theme “Management for Soil Biology...
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New call from UK Aquaculture Initiative: £1.2M funding for innovation projects

NERC and BBSRC are inviting proposals for innovation projects to the UK Aquaculture Initiative , which builds on the 2014 Sustainable Aquaculture capacity-building call. Approximately  £1.2M  of funding is available for this call for projects that meet the needs of the UK aquaculture industry and create sustainable, tangible economic or societal benefits. Proposals...
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Could your company benefit from EU funding?

UK companies often overlook funding opportunities from European programmes, however, these are well worth considering. There is a range of EU funding programmes  that support business led innovation in agri-food sector.   Funding for plants and crops projects from Horizon2020 Horizon2020 is the largest EU programme specifically supporting research and...
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New call for projects by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has issued a call for expressions of interest (EOI) on two topics:   Sustainable feed for finfish Projects should focus on one of the following areas: health effects of feeding, including gut microbiome, changes in diet and susceptibility to disease sources of EPA/DHA alternative...
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CRACK IT 2015: Up to £2m funding for the the replacement, refinement and reduction of animals in research

The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) is an independent scientific organisation that supports the UK science base through the application of the 3Rs. CRACK IT Challenges is a challenge-led funding competition from the NC3Rs that aims to solve scientific and business problems identified by the bioscience sector.  The...
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Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) launches call for mussel projects

The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is inviting academics at research institutions in Scotland to express their interest in working on innovative mussel projects. The projects will focus on five key areas, all linked to the development and testing of new hatchery systems in Scotland: genetic markers live food bacteriology metamorphosis ...
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AHDB announces call for Beef and Lamb PhD studentship projects starting in October 2016

AHDB Beef and Lamb, the organisation for beef and lamb levy payers in England, has announced a call for Beef and Lamb PhD studentship projects starting in October 2016.   Specific terms relating to the call and all relevant documentation for submitting proposals can be found on the Beef and Lamb, and AHDB websites at: ...
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£10m of Agri-Tech Catalyst funds available to support International Development

DFID Agri-Tech Catalyst Consortia Building Workshop 7 May 2015, London The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) Agri-Food team are organising a free consortia-building workshop on 7th May in London to promote Round 4 of the £70m Agri-Tech Catalyst Competition , designed to help businesses and researchers develop innovative solutions to global challenges in the agricultural...
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Competition now open for Summer 2015 Vacation Scholarships in the field of Animal Bioscience

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) are pleased to announce a call for four Summer 2015 Vacation Scholarship Awards as a means of encouraging undergraduates into research in the field of Animal Biosciences by giving them hands-on experience of research. Deadline for applications: Midnight Friday 17th April 2015 Find out...
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Funding for short term scientific missions focusing on large-scale methane measurements on individual ruminants for genetic evaluations

The    Methagene COST Action  are looking to fund short term scientific missions (STSM) to develop linkages and scientific collaborations between participating institutions involved in Methagene.  Methagene focuses on large-scale methane measurements on individual ruminants for genetic evaluations.  Application deadline: 27 April 2015 Find out...
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BBSRC/EMBRAPA joint call for collaborative research proposals in wheat research

BBSRC and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation ( Embrapa) have announced a joint call for collaborative research proposals in wheat research. The purpose of this pump-priming award is: to enable UK and Brazilian researchers to work together to develop competitive, integrated, collaborative research proposals for submission to the BBSRC/EMBRAPA Joint Wheat full...
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Agri-Food Funding: New multi-million opportunities

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,...
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£16.5m Funding for Crop and Livestock Disease Projects & Workshop, 6th May

As part of the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Innovation Platform (SAF-IP), the Technology Strategy Board and partners are about to launch a new  £16.5M funding competition  in the area of  Crop and Livestock Disease Challenges . The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) are organising a free workshop to enable potential applicants to get a better understanding of the...
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New Funding Competition “Seeing more than before - emerging imaging technologies”

The Technology Strategy Board is investing up to £1.25m in  feasibility studies to bring emerging imaging technologies closer to commercial use .  This competition will support projects that could enable richer, more wide-ranging information to be gained from imaging, creating new applications and value propositions, with the potential to disrupt existing markets.  ...
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Funding available to visit “Genome Research Resort”

GenHome is inviting proposals for "Guest Collaborative Projects" which are intended to build collaborations between GenHome and other research groups. Cutting edge proposals addressing the biology of reproduction and development of livestock and using the latest genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic approaches will have priority. However excellent proposals related to other...
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Horizon 2020 Partner Search - SME interested in Agri-Food & Environment projects

Please see below details of the SME 'Climate Futures' ( www.climatefutures.co.uk )  who are interested in joining Horizon 2020 projects. For more details please contact Charles Henderson at Climate Futures ( charles@climatefutures.co.uk ; +44 131 226 5368) , who provided the following text:     Climate Futures: Expression of Interest in Horizon2020...
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£70m Agri-Tech catalyst funding – Register for workshops to find out more

A new  £70m  funding scheme called ‘ Agri-Tech Catalyst ’ has been launched, to help businesses and researchers develop innovative solutions to global challenges in the agricultural technology (‘agri-tech') sector.  Scope The Agri-Tech Catalyst offers funding for collaborative projects, taking innovative ideas from any sector or discipline with the potential to...
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Irish Government makes substantial investment in beef genomics

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine in Ireland, Simon Coveney TD, has announced support measures for the beef sector that will result in payments of €40 million to suckler farmers in 2014. Minister Coveney said “I am delighted that we are in a position to fund these measures, which together will result in investment of €40m in our beef sector next year.  The...
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AHDB Tender - Grassland Soil Assessment Tool, and Soil Biology Guide

Please see below details of two tenders - the information below was taken from the following website:  http://www.eblex.org.uk/research/funding-opportunities/   Grassland Soil Assessment Tool AHDB, through its DairyCo and EBLEX divisions, wish to invite quotations for the delivery of a soil assessment tool which will aid grassland farmers with the process of...
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Funding for exchange visits on the theme of farm animal genetic resources

The European Science Foundation (ESF) GENOMIC-RESOURCES Research Networking Programme is  offering funding for a number of Exchange Visits (from 2 weeks up to 3 months) related to the scientific objectives of the programme, to take place between January and May 2014 GENOMIC-RESOURCES   contributes to the education of a new generation of scientists in cutting edge...
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£5.5m Funding Competition for Animal Health Research Projects

In 2012 BBSRC established the Animal Health Research Club (ARC) to bring together industry and the research community to support research that improves our understanding of resistance to pests and diseases in farmed animals -  for more details see here: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/business/collaborative-research/industry-clubs/animal-health/animal-health-index.aspx The ARC has...
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UK & USA scientists collaborate to design crops of the future

Three teams of UK and USA researchers will begin a programme of novel research to revolutionise current farming methods by giving crops the ability to thrive without using costly, polluting manufactured fertilisers. The three highly innovative projects include: searching the planet for a lost bacterium with special, sought-after properties; using synthetic biology to create a new...
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£13m 'Engineering for Agrifood' Funding Competition – Two successful Consortia Building Workshops

The Technology Strategy Board and partners are offering up to £13m for businesses to develop engineering solutions across the agri-food supply chain. Project proposals must be business-led and collaborative. The focus of the competition will be to attract business-led projects which will: Enhance efficiency in use of resources in crop, livestock (including aquaculture) and food...
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