• Smarter, Not Harder: Open Innovation for Smart Farming

    Do you want to know what smart farm technology is available now?  We have handpicked some of the most exciting farm applications, precision farming and imaging technologies and will be asking the companies behind them to pitch their offering to you.

    How can we farm “smarter” and what is the role of new technologies in helping that happen? What are the barriers to helping the vision become a reality? And how can we use “open innovation” methods to help speed up the journey of new innovations into the field?

  • SmartAKIS

    Real-time diagnostics high on Euro farmers wish list

    Robots and real-time diagnostics were on the wish list for farmers across Europe who were interviewed by researchers from the European initiative Smart AKIS. From UK to Serbia, Netherlands to…

  • George Freeman MP champions Open Innovation at Rothamsted forum

    George Freeman MP champions Open Innovation at Rothamsted forum

    The challenges facing the agri-food industry need a collaborative approach to make real progress. By involving stakeholders from across the value-chain it is possible to develop sustainable solutions. This type of ‘Open…

  • Agri-Tech East Events 2017

    Agri-Tech East hosts events throughout the year to inspire and facilitate discussions between participants with new ideas and fresh thinking. People from all sectors and disciplines welcome—whether you’re a grower,…

  • Carlos Lopez-Gomez

    Agri-Tech East cluster best place to start a business

    Robotics, big data, precision engineering, smart water management and plant science are some of the areas where the Agri-Tech East business cluster has significant competitive advantage according to an independent…

  • Celbius

    Agri-Tech Week: Sonic boom for waste

    As food and other organic waste decomposes the bacteria and fungi feeding on it convert the material to another form. This process can be used to create secondary metabolites of…

  • HackathonAGRO

    REAP ticket prize in Uruguay hackathon!

    We are looking forward to welcoming the winner of Uruguay’s first HackathonAGRO to our agri-tech conference REAP. The event is being organised by the British Embassy Montevideo to stimulate interest in…

  • Export opportunities for Agri-Tech

    The UKTI has publicised a number of opportunities for British agri-tech companies to work in collaboration with Brazilian organisations: British manufacturers of cattle vaccines to partner in developing a vaccine for Tick…

  • Farm map on your smartphone supports connected farm

    Hertfordshire farmer Mark Faure Walker was so frustrated by how much time and money he was wasting trying to manage data about his crops that he decided to design an…

  • Agri-Tech Catalyst funding round 6 launched

    When the Agri-Tech Strategy was launched in 2014 it committed a fund for investment in agri-tech projects called the Agri-Tech Catalyst. There have so far been five rounds, and the sixth…