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GFS funding for Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context

The UK’s main public funders of food-related research and training are working together through the  Global Food Security (GFS) programme to meet the challenge of providing the world’s growing population with a sustainable, secure supply of safe, nutritious, and affordable high-quality food using less land, with lower inputs, and in the context of global climate change, other...
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2050 Industrial Roadmaps and Circular Economy: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy efficiency & remaining competitive

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is hosting a mini-conference on the theme of 2050 Industrial Roadmaps and Circular Economy, on 27th October 2016 in London. BEIS has been working with trade associations, companies and other stakeholders to identify how the 8 most heat-intensive sectors in the UK ( Iron and Steel, Chemicals, Food and Drink , Oil...
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Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change launches updated Strategic Research Agenda

The BBSRC-supported Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) has revised its Strategic Research Agenda, to set out clear research priorities on agriculture, food security and climate change in Europe. Europe has to meet a triple societal challenge of jointly ensuring food security, adaptation to climate change impacts and mitigation of...
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Defra seeks your input to help create a regulatory environment where innovation can flourish

Defra, the Department for Enviroment, Food and Rural Affairs, invites your participation in an  online dialogue on Regulation & Innovation .  Defra is seeking input from  businesses and business networks which are regulated by Defra and its agencies*, to find out how Defra could do more to help create the right regulatory environment for innovation to flourish. The...
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Latest postgraduate distance learning & workshops for ruminant agriculture from the Sustainable & Efficient Food Production ATP

The  Advanced Training Partnership in Sustainable and Efficient Food Supply has announced a set of training modules to strat in January 2016. Each module is worth 20 postgraduate credits and runs for 12-14 weeks. Students are expected to spend 10-15 hours per week studying but as this training is totally on-line, this can be done when and where is convenient for them. ...
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How will emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, genomics & synthetic proteins impact food production and ensure a sustainable future?

RE.WORK The Future of Food Production 21 October 2015 (18:00-21:00), London How will emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, genomics & synthetic proteins impact food production and ensure a sustainable future? In this evening workshop, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs will come together to explore how advancing technology will impact the future...
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Find out about funding for use of satellites in agriculture and food industries

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is hosting an  event on 7th October in London to bring together leading Agriculture, Food and Space companies to improve understanding of the challenges in the agriculture and food sector and what satellites can do to help.    Funding for use of satellites in  agriculture and food industries Innovate UK is running a...
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Environment Secretary unveils vision for open data to transform food and farming

Vast data reserves from Defra are set to transform the world of food and farming in the single biggest government data giveaway the UK has ever seen, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced. Outlining her vision for the future of British food, farming and the natural environment, the Environment Secretary said that over the next year, virtually all the data Defra holds—at...
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