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KTN launches new tool to map organisations and funders within the UK agri-food landscape

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has launched a new tool, the  agri-food UK landscape , to highlight funding and support for innovation in the UK's agri-food sector.   Agri-Food Landscape Portal This tool aims to provide a high-level visual, dynamic representation of the makeup of organisations and funders within the UK Agri-Food Landscape. The Agri-Food...
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What are the megatrends in the agri-food industry and what challenges do they present?

What are the megatrends in the agri-food industry?  A growing and ageing population, consumer demand for healthy and fresh food, regulatory requirements, decreasing land availability, changing weather patterns and diseases, increasing utility costs and shrinking margins, demand for cheap food, volatile food price and uncertain margins, increasing meat consumption,...
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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 , the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, to fund this competition, which they are running as part of the  Newton-Kâtip Çelebi Fund  programme.    ...
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Meet KTN's Dr Liliya Serazetdinova at New Scientist Live, 22 Sept, London

Dr Liliya Serazetdinova, Knowledge Transfer Manager at KTN, will be representing the Royal Society of Biology at their stand on 22nd September, during the New Scientist Live exhibition  as part of the ‘ Ask a biologist’ feature. Liliya will be talking about how robots can help us to grow our food. Standard tickets are £29 on the door – buy yours in advance for £14.50...
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Could a mathematical scientist solve your Agri-Food challenges?

In collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network, IMI is pleased to host the Agri-food Mathematical Science Study Group with Industry.   Background Agri-food is an important industry, with the UK agri-food supply chain contributing £97 bn to the economy in 2012. Major challenges face the sector: feeding a rising population, climate change and the need for sustainable...
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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 have challenges which a mathematical scientist could help you with! Would you like three-days FREE support? Read on...   In brief.... The Knowledge Transfer...
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Register now for 'Agri-Food Innovation in Turkey' competition brokering day 25 July

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 , the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, to fund this competition, which they are running as part of the  Newton-Kâtip Çelebi Fund  programme.    ...
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Interested in funding for agri-food innovation in Turkey? Partnering webinar, 16th June

As part of the Newton-Kâtip Çelebi Fund programme, Innovate UK and TÜBİTAK(the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) are inviting proposals for innovative commercial solutions to challenges in the agri-food sector in Turkey.  Proposals should be from UK and Turkish businesses working together, and where appropriate, with UK and Turkish...
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N8 AgriFood Launch 2016: One Network, Many Solutions, 21-22 June, Manchester

N8 AgriFood Launch 2016: One Network, Many Solutions 21 & 22 June 2016, University Place, Manchester For companies, both currently within the food supply chain and those with an ambition to grow new business in the sector, N8 AgriFood provides a single portal for industry to access not only the greatest concentration of agri-food academic expertise in the UK, but also...
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Find out about the Chile-UK Experimental Development Call Funding

Would you like to find out more about funding for collaborative research and development projects to stimulate innovation across three sectors that underpin future Chilean socio-economic growth? The Newton-Picarte Fund has been set up to support collaboration between organisations in Chile and the UK. The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), on behalf of Innovate UK (UK funder) and CORFO...
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Producers will be core to agenda at Agri-Tech East Conference "REAP", 11 Nov, Cambridge

Plant-microbe interactions, innovative disease monitoring, data visualisation and the opportunities for farm-based science are among the topicsto be  discussed at Agri-Tech East’s conference REAP on 11 November. Director Dr Belinda Clarke says that one of the wider benefits of the UK Agri-Tech Strategy and its related funding is the way that it has pushed agri-innovation higher up...
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Funding for UK-Chile project partnerships to meet challenges in agri-foods, resource efficiency and solar energy

UK businesses are invited to partner with Chilean ones on projects that meet challenges in agri-foods, resource efficiency and solar energy. The Newton-Picarte Fund is to fund joint UK-Chilean experimental development projects in the fields of agri-foods, resource efficiency for sustainable extraction of raw materials and solar energy.  UK and Chilean businesses are being...
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Northern Ireland Agri-Food Quest Competence Centre to improve international competitive position of NI Agri-food sector

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced the establishment of a £6.7million Northern Ireland Agri-Food Quest Competence Centre (AFQCC). Hosted at Queen’s University, Belfast, the new Competence Centre will draw upon the research capabilities of Ulster University (UU), Queen’s University, Belfast and the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI). The centre’s...
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Funding Webinar on 8th Sept: Malaysia-UK Research and Innovation Bridges Competition

Innovate UK, Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Malaysia Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) are to invest up to £14.4 million in collaborative research and development projects to stimulate innovation in response to Malaysia's urbanisation challenges. About the funding The aim of the competition is to bring together companies...
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Find out how Agri-food production can benefit from Sensor and Satellite Technologies at Innovate UK 2014

Agri-food is an important industry, with the UK agri-food supply chain contributing £97bn in 2012. However , the sector is now facing major challenges, such as feeding a rising world population, climate change and the need for sustainable intensification. The UK is well placed to address these challenges, with agri-science and satellites recognised as two of the "eight great...
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