• Acidophil


    With operations in the US and UK, Acidophil semi-serially creates, develops, manages, finances and commercialises new products and businesses in human health, agriculture, and animal health based upon biotechnologies including...
  • Adapt Cocoon Equity LLC

    Adapt Cocoon Equity LLP

    Adapt Cocoon Equity LLP is a joint venture between the Adapt Low Carbon Group at the University of East Anglia and Cocoon Networks, Europe’s largest start-up ecosystem backed by Chinese...
  • ADAS

    ADAS is the UK’s largest independent provider of agricultural and environmental applied/strategic research and consultancy. Established over 65 years ago, ADAS has offices throughout England and Wales, including a major...
  • After the flood

    After the flood

    Data is the building material of the 21st century business, but many companies struggle to communicate it effectively. After the flood designs apps, interfaces, visualisations and digital systems to help...
  • Agricompas - Knowledge and decision support for crop value chains


    Knowledge and decision support for crop value chains Agricompas provides decision support to all major actors in crop value chains to improve the technical, environmental and economic efficiency of their...
  • AHDB

    Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

    The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is a statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain and managed as an independent organisation (independent of...
  • Agrimetrics

    Agrimetrics Ltd

    Agrimetrics’ mission is to be the world’s first Big Data Centre of Excellence for the whole agri-food industry. A not-for-profit company, it is the first of four Centres being established...
  • agriVue


    agriVue specialises in the use of UAVs (‘drones’) to analyse crops and provide data to farmers. Their drones are able to identify crop health, weed pressure and poor drainage areas...
  • Agri-Tech East Member Agrix Advisors

    Agrix Advisors

    Agrix Advisors specialises in providing research driven corporate finance and strategic advice to agribusiness companies and investors. Their service is founded on industry knowledge and rigorous research. They serve clients...
  • Analytik

    Analytik is a leading supplier of innovative analytical instrumentation to the UK and Ireland, including portable and handheld spectroscopy, hyperspectral and multispectral imaging, light measurement, nanotechnology, biotechnology, polarimetry and refractometry....
  • Anglia Capital Group

      The Anglia Capital Group (ACG) is a private investor network developed to link angel investors to quality deal flow in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Group is open to business...
  • Anglia Farmers

    Anglia Farmers is the UK’s largest agricultural purchasing co-operative and works with thousands of farmers across the UK. Evolving technology and an increasing dependence on IT and data transfer have...
  • Agri-Tech East member Aponic


    Aponic Ltd have designed, developed and now manufacture a vertical soilless growing system that uses 90% less water than traditional growing methods. It can be used to grow low carbon,...
  • Agri-Tech East member Arlabion


    Arlabion is an agri-tech startup developing new generation seed treatment products for sustainable crop management. Arlabion products act as both fungal inhibitors and plant activators at the same time. They...
  • Aspuna


    Aspuna Group is an international social impact commodities business, with its first operations currently being set up in The Gambia through its first subsidiary – Aspuna Gambia Ltd. Part-financed by...
  • Agri-Tech East member Austrade

    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

    Working in partnership with Australian state and territory governments, the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) provides international investors with the information needed to establish/expand a business or undertake R&D collaboration in...
  • Agri-Tech East Member B&C Farming

    B&C Farming

    Farming a high value, technically demanding range of cereal, root and horticultural crops on a land base which radiates up to twenty miles from their main base at Wood Farm...
  • Bayer

    Bayer Crop Science

    With more than 150 years' experience and nearly 120,000 employees, Bayer is the world’s largest Life Sciences company. At Bayer Crop Science in the UK, the future of British farming...
  • BBRO


    The objective of the BBRO is to commission and implement research and technology transfer designed to increase the competitiveness and profitability of the UK beet sugar industry in a sustainable...
  • Ben Burgess

    Ben Burgess has been serving the Norfolk and Suffolk farming community since 1931 and has supplied grounds care machinery since 1962. As one of the four original John Deere dealers...
  • BioBridge


    BioBridge was founded in 1989 by Mr Meredith Lloyd-Evans to focus on the issues of getting innovations into the market and keeping them there. It was built on Meredith's experience...
  • Biomation


    Biomation is a micro R&D company developing hygroscopic soil improvers from organic waste materials. Emanating from research to find greener alternatives to the disposal of waste by incineration, Biomation has...
  • Biotechnica


    Biotechnica is a UK based company developing and producing innovative biological products for agriculture, horticulture and sports turf. They have developed a unique range of microbial products and natural extracts...
  • Brown & Co

    Brown & Co

    Brown & Co is pleased to be part of and support the Agri-Tech East initiative as a vital part of our core consultancy services to farmers and landowners. We see...
  • CDT


    CDT Ltd. is a Sumitomo Chemical Group Company and, as one of Sumitomo Chemical’s corporate research laboratories, is responsible for research and innovation in the UK and Europe. CDT’s technologies...
  • Chromition


    Chromition produces three proprietary optoelectronic materials. Luminspheres™ can be used to down-convert UV light to any wavelength in the visible spectrum for markets including horticulture, bio-imaging, security printing, LED-lighting and...
  • Collison and Associates

    Established in 2002, Collison and Associates is based near King’s Lynn and works on agri-food sector development and the role of new technology and skills in delivering growth. During 2012-13...
  • Crop Angel

    Crop Angel

    Crop Angel Ltd is a company developing UAVs (drones) for practical agricultural applications, particularly for aerial spraying of chemicals. This will be carried out on sensitive sites where any other form...
  • Agri-Tech East Member David Tinker and Associates

    David Tinker and Associates

    David Tinker and Associates (DTA Ltd) was formed following the closing of Silsoe Research Institute and is involved with practical research in engineering applied to agriculture and biosystems. Since 2006...
  • Agri-Tech East member De Sangosse

    De Sangosse

    De Sangosse is a European leader in complementary chemistry and molluscicides providing growers with innovative new approaches to protecting crops against disease, pests and the effects of adverse weather from...
  • Agri-Tech East member Delta-T Devices

    Delta-T Devices

    Established in 1971, Cambridge based Delta-T Devices is a worker’s co-operative which specialises in measurement and monitoring instruments for environmental science, with a strong focus on agronomy, plant physiology, eco-physiology,...
  • DWA Advisory and Consulting

    DWA Advisory and Consulting

    At the start of 2016, after 38 years as a director of Greens of Soham Ltd and its potato subsidiaries Spearhead Marketing Ltd, Greenseed International Ltd and ProSeed Ltd, DWA's...
  • Earlham Institute

    Earlham Institute

    Formerly The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), the Earlham Institute is a world-leading research institute focused on exploring living systems with computational science and biotechnology, to answer ambitious biological questions and generate...
  • Agri-Tech East member Easton & Otley College

    Easton & Otley College

    In August 2012, two land-based colleges based in Norfolk (Easton) and Suffolk (Otley) joined forces and Easton and Otley College was born. Before coming together, both of these colleges had...
  • Agri-Tech East member Elsoms


    Elsoms is the UK’s leading independent seed and plant breeding business. A culture of investment, passion, expertise and integrity has ensured that the company continues to adapt and fulfil the...
  • Agri-Tech East member Elveden Estate and Farms

    Elveden Estate and Farms

    Elveden is a 22,500 acre country estate, of which over 10,000 acres is farmland. They are passionate about environmentally-responsible farming and work hard to ensure that biodiversity at Elveden thrives...
  • Entomics


    Each year in the UK, more than one third of all food purchased ends up as food waste. This represents £13 billion of lost value, and mostly ends up as...
  • Farmscan AG

    Farmscan AG

    Farmscan AG is a technology company focused on developing control systems for precision agriculture. This focus covers all aspects of agriculture, from sophisticated GPS controllers for spray, seeding and spreading...
  • Fram Farmers

      Fram Farmers is the purchasing, grain marketing and administrative function of 1250 farming businesses across the UK. Fram Farmers acts as an extension to individual farm offices, with industry...
  • Agri-Tech East member G's Growers

    G’s Growers Ltd

    G’s Growers Ltd is an independent Producer Organisation established in 1984, comprising more than 20 grower members in the UK and Spain. By working together G’s Growers members are able...
  • Agri-Tech East member Germains Seed Technology

    Germains Seed Technology

    Over the last 150 years, Germains Seed Technology has become one of the world’s largest independent seed technology companies. Providing industry-leading innovative seed technology, using the latest biological tools and...
  • Global Crop Improvement Company

    Global Crop Improvement Company

    Global Crop Improvement Company (GCiC) is a new company that specialises in biostimulants and speciality foliar fertilisers. GCiC invests in product formulation, registration data and novel formulations (such as their...
  • Greens of Soham

    Greens of Soham

    As the UK subsidiary of Spearhead International, Greens farms across 6,000 hectares of predominantly light land irrigated cropping in East Anglia, Sussex and Northumberland. Vegetable production includes beetroot, onions, carrots...
  • Agri-Tech East member Harper Adams University

    Harper Adams University

    Harper Adams University is the leading university specifically servicing the agriculture, land-based and food sectors. Founded in 1901, the university now has a student community of over 4,000 at undergraduate,...
  • HexCam


    HexCam is a Civil Aviation Authority approved drone company based in Norwich. HexCam can provide visual, multispectral and thermal imagery for a broad range of purposes including land mapping, crop...
  • Honingham Thorpe Farms

    Honingham Thorpe Farms is a large farming and contracting business covering approximately 8,000 acres. They grow a range of combinable crops along with onions, potatoes, parsnips and sugar beet. HTF...
  • Hummingbird Technologies

    Hummingbird Technologies has developed an innovative data analytics and artificial intelligence platform for the management of cereal crop health, specifically wheat, barley and oilseed rape. Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)...
  • Hutchinsons


    Hutchinsons’ objective is to provide the highest standards of independent agronomic advice to farmers and growers together with the efficient supply of a complete range of agronomic inputs. With a...
  • Agri-Tech East member Innovate UK

    Innovate UK

    Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency. It works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy...
  • Institute for Environmental Analytics

    Institute for Environmental Analytics

    The Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA) is a leading centre of excellence supporting the development of the environmental data analytics market. Established in mid-2015, they work closely with customers in...
  • J A Kemp

    J A Kemp is a firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys with expertise in plant science, agriculture and agri-tech and a presence in the Eastern region. With over 60...
  • John Innes Centre

    John Innes Centre

    The John Innes Centre (JIC) is an independent, international centre of excellence in plant science and microbiology, strategically funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and supported...
  • KisanHub - agriculture software


    Kisan in Hindi means a Farmer or Cultivator. The idea behind KisanHub was borne out of a desire to create a simple and meaningful platform for the farming community and...
  • Map of Agriculture

    Map of Agriculture

    Founded in 2012 by kiwi farmer Forbes Elworthy, Map of Agriculture is helping farmers with software tools that enable them to collect, manage and share information in real-time. Their solutions...
  • Marks & Clerk, patent and trade mark attorney

    Marks & Clerk

    Marks & Clerk has long been recognised as one of the leading patent and trade mark attorney firms across the globe, with eight offices across the UK and a further...
  • Agri-Tech East member Mavrx


    Mavrx is an imagery-based analytics platform driving the next revolution in farm efficiency. With their network of UAVs, aircraft, and satellites, Mavrx provides total field awareness with imaging captured at...
  • Agri-Tech East Member N E Salmon

    N E Salmon

    N E Salmon Limited is an arable farm business operating in mid-Norfolk near Dereham. The main crops grown are wheat, barley, oil seed rape, beans, grass seed, beans and sugar...
  • NIAB

    NIAB is a major international centre for plant research, crop evaluation and agronomy – a unique national resource, with nearly 100 years of experience and an internationally recognised reputation for...
  • Norfolk Rivers Trust

    Norfolk Rivers Trust

    Norfolk Rivers Trust is a charity set up in 2011 working to conserve and enhance rivers and wetlands in the East of England through providing expertise in river restoration, aquatic...
  • Norwich Research Park

    Norwich Research Park

    The Norwich Research Park is a business community of research organisations with world-leading science credentials and over forty science and technology based businesses. The Park is a partnership between four independent...
  • The ODI

    Open Data Institute

    Open data is a powerful tool being used to solve problems around the world in agriculture and nutrition: from drought, pests and diseases, to food security and food safety. Farmers need...
  • Ozo Innovations

    Ozo Innovations Limited

    Ozo Innovations Limited (OZO) is developing novel hygiene and pathogen control solutions for the food production, food processing and horticulture sectors. Their products minimise the inputs – power, water and...
  • PA Consulting

    PA Consulting

    PA is a consulting, technology and innovation firm. They develop innovative products, they reinvent manufacturing processes and they optimise supply chain performance for companies in the agri-tech sector and beyond....
  • PBD Biotech

    PBD Biotech

    PBD Biotech Limited has developed a novel technology able to sensitively detect the presence of live bacteria. Currently focused on the identification of Mycobacteria, responsible for bovine tuberculosis and Johne’s...
  • Agri-Tech East member PGRO


    PGRO was founded in 1944 to provide research and technical services to growers and processors in the UK. Over the years, the crop portfolio has been expanded to include dry...
  • Prime Agriculture

    Prime Agriculture

    Prime Agriculture LLP is a partnership of nine independent agronomists working with growers throughout East Anglia. They advise on an arable area in excess of 90,000 ha's, and are proud...
  • Agri-Tech East member Prodata Weather Systems

    Prodata Weather Systems

    Prodata Weather Systems (PWS) is a specialist UK supplier of cost-effective weather-monitoring equipment. They aim to innovate in two main ways by: Making previously high-end weather and soil monitoring solutions...
  • Produce World Group

    Produce World Group

    The Produce World Group grows and supplies quality fresh vegetables. It is the largest supplier in the UK, providing produce into major retailers, food service and food manufacturing customers. It...
  • Agri-Tech East member Redfox


    Redfox is a leading executive search company that majors on the agri-business, fresh produce and retail sectors. The two Directors, Max MacGillivray and Ian Reed, assist leading clients to find...
  • Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise

    The Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) is part of the historical Rothamsted Research campus located in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. At the heart of agricultural research, RoCRE is...
  • Agri-Tech East member Rothamsted Research

    Rothamsted Research

    Rothamsted is the longest running agricultural research station in the world, providing cutting-edge science and innovation for nearly 170 years. Its mission is to deliver knowledge and new practices to increase...
  • Agri-Tech East Member RNAA

    Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA)

    Established in 1847, The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) is a charity whose main purpose is to promote improvement in agriculture by linking science with practice and encourage understanding in...
  • Rural Broadband

    Rural Broadband

    Rural Broadband is the most established satellite broadband provider in East Anglia. They are based on a former Pig Farm in Heacham, Norfolk. Rural Broadband works with a number of...
  • Agri-Tech East Member Russell Smith Farms

    Russell Smith Farms

    Russell Smith Farms is a purely arable operation. They grow about 1,500 acres of cereals and sugarbeet, along with around 1,000 acres of vegetables for the supermarkets, and both organic...
  • Salle Farms Co

    Salle Farms Co

    Salle Farms Co is a Norfolk estate, owned by Sir John White and his family for the last 100 years. They farm in excess of 2,000 hectares, including the neighbouring...
  • Satellite Applications Catapult

    Satellite Applications Catapult

    The Satellite Applications Catapult is a not-for-profit research organisation which acts as a neutral trusted entry point to an entire network of UK expertise in applications development across government, academia...
  • Agri-Tech East Member Savills


    Savills was founded as a rural surveying business more than 150 years ago. Today it is a global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange with an...
  • Agri-Tech East member Seventy-two

    Seventy-two Technologies

    Seventy-two provides technical expertise through engineering, digital terrain modelling (DTM), Computer Aided Design (CAD) and photographic innovation to businesses within the UK. Established in 2007, Seventy-two has had success working mainly...
  • Smith Institute

    Smith Institute

    Smith Institute is an independent company that specialises in solving complex challenges for businesses and governments by applying mathematical techniques. They work at the forefront of innovation in high value...
  • Agri-Tech East member SmithsonHill


    SmithsonHill develops collaborative environments to support and enhance Cambridge’s global reputation for innovation, and is a joint venture between Russell Smith Farms and Hill Commercial Investments. Through a unique combination...
  • Agri-Tech East Member Soil Moisture Sense

    Soil Moisture Sense

    Soil Moisture Sense Ltd is a well-established company that started as an irrigation scheduling business for irrigating growers. The company now monitors a whole range things in the UK and...
  • Spectrum Aviation

    Spectrum Aviation

    Spectrum Aviation is an aerial survey and informatics company, specialising in agricultural vegetation analysis for precision agriculture. Their vision is that remote sensing will rapidly become a routine and indispensable...
  • Stable


    Stable democratises financial risk management for family farms globally. The simple to use hedging platform is designed from the ground up for farmers, rather than financiers. Behind the scenes, Stable...
  • The Centre for Applied Crop Science

    The Centre for Applied Crop Science

    The Centre for Applied Crop Science is one of four Centres for Agricultural Innovation and a core component of the Government Agri-Tech Strategy. The aim of The Centre is to...
  • The Morley Agricultural Foundation

    The Morley Agricultural Foundation

    The Morley Agricultural Foundation (TMAF) is a charity which hosts and facilitates agricultural research and education, much of it on its own farm. The research is carried out by a...
  • Agri-Tech East member The Sainsbury Laboratory

    The Sainsbury Laboratory

    The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) is a world-leading research institute specializing in molecular plant-microbe interactions. TSL is internationally recognized for its excellent fundamental scientific research and is committed to delivering science...
  • University of Cambridge

    The University of Cambridge (UCAM) has unrivalled strengths in research and teaching excellence, providing a source of knowledge and skills in the region. In the field of Agri-Tech there is...
  • Agri-Tech East member University of East Anglia

    University of East Anglia

    The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned, campus based university at the heart of the economy of Norfolk and Suffolk, providing top quality teaching to over 15,000...
  • University of Essex

    University of Essex

    The University of Essex has a significant impact on the regional economy of the East of England, as well as on the rest of the UK. The University attracts a...
  • University of Lincoln

    University of Lincoln

    The University of Lincoln is only 15 years old but now has over 13,000 students, and is located within the centre of the city of Lincoln. Its state of the...
  • Uphouse Farm

    Uphouse Farm

    Uphouse Farm Ltd is a specialist poultry farm, run by father and son Nigel and Patrick Joice, producing around six million table chickens a year, mainly for supermarkets. Welfare of...
  • VCS

    Vegetable Consultancy Services

    Vegetable Consultancy Services (VCS) is an independent agronomy group providing agronomic advice for over 15,000ha of vegetables in the UK and abroad. They service the production of all vegetable species...
  • Agri-Tech East member Viridian Bioscience

    Viridian Bioscience

    Viridian Bioscience Ltd provides specialist consultancy services in innovation strategy, R&D and intellectual property management. Viridian focuses on the challenging “valley of death” between inventors and end adopters of emerging...
  • Weather Logistics

    Weather Logistics

    Weather Logistics is a scientific research and development company. It is supported through the UK Space Agency business incubator, located at the University of Nottingham. The company specialises in climate...
  • Yagro

    Yagro is the supply chain platform for the modern agricultural sector. Their confidential web-based platform connects farms to suppliers and helps them do business across the major farm input categories,...