• Agri-Tech East Events 2017

    The East of England

    Sunday, 1 January 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, a researcher, technologists or an entrepreneur, come along and join in! Pollinators are our regular network meetings, which are FREE...
  • Agri-Tech East 2018 Events

    East of England

    Monday, 1 January 2018

    Jargon used by technologists can be an obstacle to its adoption, so we are busting it this year by selecting the most relevant of the emerging technology streams and exploring its value for agriculture. Farming also has its ‘in phrases’ and we will de-mystify these and see how value can be...
  • Counting the Cost, Value and Benefits of Natural Capital in Agriculture

    Norwich tbc

    Wednesday, 24 January 2018

    Defining the benefits we get from nature is not easy. Attempts to develop metrics to quantify the “sustainability” of agriculture, the “health” of soils and the “benefits” from certain insects, for example, remain a Holy Grail for research and industry, and often rely on anecdote and observation to demonstrate impact....
  • PIPS, Jobs and Opps – Member Give-Get Exchange 2018

    Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB, Park Farm, Villa Road, Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9NZ

    Thursday, 15 March 2018

    Calling All Members! The ever-expanding Agri-Tech East network is growing at an unprecedented rate, and we are keen to help our members make the most of being part of the UK's largest and longest-established agri-tech network. By bringing together our diverse membership of innovative farmers and growers, world-leading researchers, experienced...
  • SMART-AKIS workshop: Finding the Funding – The Research and Business Guide to Smart Agri-Tech Finance

    King's Lynn Innovation Centre, Innovation Drive, King's Lynn, PE30 5BY

    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    The public, private and charitable sectors have a range of funding options to support agri-tech R&D, business growth, travel, training and collaborations. In our final workshop in partnership with Smart-AKIS, we'll be looking at the range of options available for smart farming innovation and development - for which other areas...
  • Pollinator: Trust, Provenance and Blockchain – impacts and opportunities for agriculture

    The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR

    Tuesday, 24 April 2018

    Blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are, according to reports, poised to transform the financial industry, providing a secure global footprint of transactions and records. How could blockchain technologies help farmers and growers cut down on red tape, make record keeping easier and help them demonstrate regulatory compliance, audit trails...