This competition is now closed (submission deadline: 01 May 2013)
Innovate UK (Previously know as the Technology Strategy Board), together with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and the Scottish Government, are to invest up to £8.75m in helping businesses develop innovative measurement technologies for efficient agri-food systems. This will primarily involve collaborative R&D projects, with up to £500k of the total funding available for relevant feasibility studies. The focus of the competition will be on developing new tools for use in the field, to enhance:
understanding and application of genomic information
data capture and integration throughout the value chain.
For more information about the competition scope, download the flyer here.
Consortia-building workshops - January 2013
The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) organised two free consortia-building workshops to promote the competition and networking between the two communities.
In the list on the right side of the page below, you will find links to all the documents and presentations at each events. Simply click on the links to access them. They are also directly available from the Document Library.