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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 food and nutrition security. Department for International Development (DFID) published last year the latest evidence and a conceptual framework to design agriculture policies and programmes ....
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£4M Agri-Tech Catalyst Round 6 now open

UK businesses and universities can apply for a share of £4 million to work with developing country partners on agri-tech innovations, through the latest round of funding from the Agri-Tech Catalyst . The Agri-Tech Catalyst will take innovative ideas from any sector or discipline. Ideas must show the potential to improve the sustainable intensification of agriculture. The...
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£16 million for new technologies to improve global food production and security

Twenty-four innovative agri-tech projects have today been awarded a share of £16 million funding through the latest round of the government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst to solve some of the world’s greatest agricultural challenges – from food security and sustainability to weed control and livestock disease. The UK is a world leader in the fast growing agri-tech sector, as global challenges such...
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Lobsters, scallops and whisky among £17.8M Agri-Tech projects

Pioneering projects to improve agriculture and food production at home and overseas, have been funded to the tune of £17.8M, under the latest round of the Government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst. Projects include one assessing the potential to commercialise the farming of lobsters, a proposal to cultivate scallops on ropes and a way of continuing to make whisky with UK wheat, by using a novel...
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Find out about research and innovation collaborative opportunities at Rothamsted Research, 5 Oct 2015

Dr Tristan Eagling  of the  Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)  will be speaking at a meeting at Rothamsted Research on 5th October  to raise awareness of the Agri-Tech Catalyst  funding scheme. Register for this event to:  Hear about the key features of this programme Get tips on how to write a winning application Discuss...
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New map showcases projects funded by Agri-Tech Catalyst

The Agri-Tech Strategy team have launched a  new map  to showcase all  the great projects that have been funded to date by the £70 million Agri-Tech Catalyst. The  map allows you to filter all 77 projects by category (crops, livestock, precision agriculture, and aquaculture) and then click on a pin to find a description of each project and its partners.  ...
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£1.3 million in new research could mean a sweeter deal for Scottish berry producers

British berry lovers could get their favourite fruits all year round thanks to three new pioneering UK government funded research projects set to revolutionise Scottish berry production, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss said ahead of the Royal Highland Show. £1.3 million from the government’s £70 million Agri-Tech Catalyst has been awarded to projects led by the James Hutton...
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