• Ben Rayner, Defra

    Chance to shape Defra funding for agri-tech

    Agri-Tech East is hosting a Defra workshop on 24th April that provides an opportunity for everyone with an interest in agri-tech to help shape the future delivery of funding.

    The aim is to gather views on the current delivery options, the lessons learnt and the value achieved and to look at ways to improve in the future.

  • STFC Food Network+: Collaborative Scoping Projects

    Closing date: 6th March 2018 STFC are delighted to announce that their call for collaborative scoping projects for £500 – £8,000 is now open. This call is open to all projects…

  • Follow the money

    Follow the money

    Funding is complex and we aim to sign-post the best opportunities for Agri-Tech on our website in the funding section. Together with Smart- AKIS we are trying to demystify the process with a…

  • Innovate UK sector competition: Health & Life Sciences and Emerging & Enabling Technologies

    Innovate UK is to invest up to £19 million to support innovation that offers significant changes in productivity and cutting-edge innovation. The competition has 2 strands, strand 1 is for…

  • European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) Growth Programme

    Nearly £10million of European funding is available for rural businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk. Calls for applications for the latest round of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)…

  • Innovate UK funding competitions

    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. Businesses…

  • The Agri-Innovation Venture Capital Fund

    The Agri-Innovation Venture Capital Fund was launched in 2014 as a co-investment pot in response to the recognised need for investment into early and medium stage agri-tech enterprises in the…

  • Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative

    The Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative provides grants of between £10,000 and £150,000 to businesses based in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk, Suffolk, Rutland, North Hertfordshire, or Uttlesford. The funding has been provided…

  • Rainbow Seed Fund

    The Rainbow Seed Fund is a £24m, early-stage venture capital fund dedicated to kick-starting promising technology companies developed at some of the UK’s largest publicly-funded research facilities, in the rapidly…