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Cross-sector collaboration will be essential in the design, construction and instrumentation of modern livestock buildings

Report by Callum Harvey, KTN Recent scientific and technological advances in the understanding of livestock’s requirements (e.g. nutrition, environment, social interactions etc.), the...

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.   ...

Learn about the latest findings in crop research - SCI & KTN workshop, 20 October, London

SCI’s AgriSciences Group and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) are holding a conference on " New Frontiers in Crop Research " on Thursday 20th October 2016 in London. This...

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...

Find out what's happening in Agri-Tech Week

Agri-Tech Week is taking place on 7-11 November, showcasing the best of innovation from the thriving Agri-Tech Cluster. Agri-Tech Week was established in 2014 by Agri-Tech East, the Royal...

Intensive and environmentally friendly agriculture: an opportunity for innovation in machinery and systems

  1st AXEMA – EurAgEng Conference This conference, organised by AXEMA Promotion et Services and EurAgEng, will be held on 2017 February 25 (Saturday) as an introduction to SIMA...

Speakers announced for KTN workshop on innovation in livestock buildings - Integration of multiple new technologies

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is hosting a  workshop  on 27th October in Edinburgh to join up thinking in the initiation of livestock housing (re)design, incorporating as...

Free Exhibition Booth in China 5th -9th November at the China Yangling Agricultural Hi-Tech Fair (CAF)

The British Embassy in China has a few exhibition booths remaining for the CAF which is held annually at the Yangling Agricultural Hi-Tech Industries Demonstration Zone, located near to the...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Open innovation - Could you help Devro develop innovative technology solutions for food production?

The Scottish Enterprise Open Innovation platform harnesses the ideas, insights and experience of those who can help organisations do things better. They are working with 13 businesses...

Learn about high value crop monitoring for potatoes in a Hivacrom webinar, 23 Sept

The Hivacrom team will be holding a webinar on Friday 23rd September 2016 (12:30-13:00) to introduce the range of the services including, potato canopy development profiles, meteorological...

Seminar on Investment Opportunities in Agri-Food Innovation at Innovate 2016, 2-3 November, Manchester

Innovate 2016  - the Global Spotlight on UK Innovation - will be held at  Manchester Central  on the 2nd - 3rd November 2016. Hosted by Department of...

£3M awarded to boost sustainable agriculture

Ten new interdisciplinary projects have today received a share of £3M to improve the sustainability of UK farming. The funding was awarded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research...

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...

How can innovation in livestock buildings improve productivity & profitability of livestock production?

Livestock housing systems, especially where livestock are intensively reared, have become increasingly important to the productivity and profitability of farm businesses.  Scientific...

Opportunity to take part in FRUIT ATTRACTION 2016 in Madrid

UKTI Madrid and the Science and Innovation Network have been offered an exciting opportunity to take part in Fruit Attraction in Madrid.  They are now looking for British companies and...

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...
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