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New funding to tackle antimicrobial resistance: behaviour within and beyond the healthcare setting

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) are inviting applications for cross disciplinary proposals on the topic of behaviour relating to...
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£19.5M for quantum technologies - possible applications in agri-tech

Innovate UK and EPSRC will soon launch a £19.5 million competition to develop quantum technology prototypes or establish technical or market feasibility. Quantum technologies can have applications in agri-food - for example the use of quantum imaging to identify problems with crops or food, quantum sensors to remotely measure soil quality, or quantum devices to protect supply...
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British Beet Research Organisation launches 2016 research call

The British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) has launched its 2016 research call. Areas of interest to BBRO include ongoing challenges such as further reductions in the availability of active ingredients due to changes in regulation, resistance in pests, diseases and weeds or the increasing battle to identify novel products for their control. "The BBRO invites interested parties to...
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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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Funding available from Agri-Tech in China: Newton Network+

Please note, this is a revised programme and replaces the previous announcement.   Overview Agritech in China: Newton Network+ (ATCNN) The ATCNN is funded by the UK government through the Newton Fund, which has been setup to strengthen research and commercial partnerships between the UK & China.  The ATCNN seeks to apply the UK’s expertise in enabling...
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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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Crops for Human and Farmed Animal Nutrition

BBSRC is inviting researchers from a range of backgrounds to apply their expertise across the spectrum of underpinning to applied research in order to advance our understanding of how crops and/or crop-based food can have a positive health benefit for humans or farmed animals. It is important to deliver benefits to researchers, industrial partners and practitioners. Proposals should...
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AHDB Beef & Lamb call for applications for postgraduate studentship projects for 2017

AHDB is seeking applications to its Beef and Lamb PhD studentship programme for projects starting in October 201 7 .   Specific terms relating to the call and all relevant documentation for submitting proposals can be found on the Beef and Lamb, and AHDB websites: http://beefandlamb.ahdb.org.uk/research/funding-opportunities/open-funding-opportunities/ ...
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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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Register now for £15M Health & Life Sciences Competition Briefing

Innovate UK is to invest up to £15 million in innovation projects addressing technical or commercial challenges relevant to the health and life sciences sector that will lead to increased UK SME competitiveness, growth and productivity.  The Health and Life Sciences sector has a focus on agriculture, food and healthcare , underpinned by technologies developed in bioscience and medical...
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Global Challenges Research Fund - call for evidence

The £1.5 billion Global Challenges Research Fund has been set up  to ensure UK science takes the lead in addressing the problems faced by developing countries, whilst developing our ability to deliver cutting-edge research. It is a BIS initiative which operates across a number of delivery partners, including the Research Councils, National Academies and HEFCE. They have have...
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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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£1.5M Newton Fund competition now open: Agri-food innovation in Turkey

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. Find out...
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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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£9M call for Networks in Vector Borne Disease (VBD) Research

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) have pre-announced a £9M call for Networks in Vector Borne Disease (VBD) Research .   About the funding This call forms part of BBSRC’s and MRC’s activities under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and therefore requires Networks to address VBD challenges...
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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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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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Find out about opportunities for Scotland in Horizon 2020 and other European Funding Programmes

The Food, Drink and Agricultural industries are recognised as integral parts to Scotland’s and to Europe’s economy, both in terms of employment, GVA and scientific excellence.  Targeted research and innovation is key to the sector’s prosperity,  growth, longevity and contribution to the wide-reaching societal challenges faced by the European population (i.e. food security,...
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£16.3M Global Agriculture and Food Systems Foundations Award call now open

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a new 5-year £1.5Bn resource funding stream, announced as part of the 2015 spending review, to ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries. The GCRF will deploy the UK’s world-class research capability to address the challenges faced by the developing world.    About the...
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Interested in European funding for animal and plant projects?

The Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation in association with  Harper Adams University (UK) would like to invite you to a  Consortium Building event and Thematic Workshop for  Horizon 2020 - Societal Challenge 2 ( Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and  Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy ) on 1st June...
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Newton Fund Agri-food competition: Call for UK participants for partnership brokering visit to Turkey

Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.5 million for UK participants developing innovative solutions to challenges within the agri-food sector in Turkey, and is inviting interested UK organisations to apply for a place on a partnership brokering visit to Turkey in late June.   Introduction to the Newton-Kâtip Çelebi Fund competition Innovate UK are running the ...
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Companies and inventors across Northern Ireland invited to take part in the INVENT 2016 Awards

Companies and inventors across Northern Ireland are bring invited to demonstrate their prowess through the hugely popular INVENT 2016 awards, run by NISP CONNECT and sponsored by Bank of Ireland UK. INVENT recognises innovations that have the greatest commercial potential. Entrants will compete for a share of a £33,000 prize fund and a space on the 2017 Tech...
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Would you like to apply for a share of £100K from the 2016 Agri-Innovation Den?

Budding entrepreneurs are being invited to showcase their ideas for ground-breaking new technologies in a Dragon’s Den-style pitch for their share of £250,000, as part of a new initiative to discover the best innovators in the UK’s agriculture industry. Launched by Briefing Media Agriculture, the owners of publications including Farmers Guardian, in conjunction with The Co-operative...
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CommBeBiz Awards: Excellence in Bioeconomy to Business and Social Innovation

The CommBeBiz Awards aim to showcase the most innovative ideas emerging from  EU funded research projects in the bioeconomy sector . They are looking for ambitious ideas with the potential to address major challenges in the bioeconomy sector with clear business or social innovation potential. The type of innovation should be social, commercial, technological or with policy...
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