• Agri-Tech Week 2018 – a full programme of events

    Published: 17 September, 2018

    A exciting programme of events has been created for Agri-Tech Week 2018. Including talks, hands-on demonstrations, opportunities for discussion with farmers, growers, scientists, technologists and agri-businesses.

    Agri-Tech Week is a partnership initiative founded in 2014 between Agri-Tech East, the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association and the Suffolk Agricultural Association. It aims to celebrate and showcase excellence across the agri-tech value chain, brokering links and fostering new relationships between businesses, researchers and government.

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  • What is gene editing? Scientific community raises concerns over EU classification

    Published: 14 September, 2018

    An unexpected ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has classified a promising gene editing technique as genetic modification and it is therefore banned from use….

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  • Members shortlisted for the Cambridge Independent Sci & Tech Awards

    Published: 13 September, 2018

    Delighted that three of the four finalists in the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards are companies that we have seen grow as members of Agri-Tech East Dogtooth Technologies –…

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  • New agri measures to invest in R&D and tech

    Published: 12 September, 2018

    A new Agricultural Bill is being introduced to Parliament today setting out the UK Government’s plans for farming post-Brexit. The Bill focuses on payments for ‘public goods’, such as improved soil…

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  • Offering smarter decisions at REAP

    Published: 3 September, 2018

    The REAP technology exhibition showcase new innovations, technologies and equipment that will transform the industry. Here is an overview of some of our exhibitors this year 30MHz – Smart sensing…

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  • Transforming food production – time for fresh thinking

    Published: 31 August, 2018

    A new era of innovation in agri-food is opening with the announcement of a new funding call from UK Research and Innovation. This is an opportunity for established and early…

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  • AI and robotics urgently needed to meet labour issues – but not yet magic bullet

    Published: 28 August, 2018

    Although the Bank of England’s chief economist has predicted that up to 50% of all jobs could be lost to robots and artificial intelligence (AI) in the next four decades,…

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  • At last – entire wheat genome sequenced

    Published: 28 August, 2018

    It was considered almost impossible, but now a consortium of scientists has sequenced the huge wheat genome.  The enormous dataset will accelerate innovation in breeding resilient and disease resistant crops by…

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  • Three things not to do when running a hackathon

    Published: 1 August, 2018

    We ran our first Agri-Tech Hackathon early this year in partnership with Allia Serious Impact.  It was an intensive weekend that resulted in some very exciting ideas emerging. A hackathon…

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  • Read all about it – reports for members

    Published: 1 August, 2018

    If you have missed any of our events this year you can catch up by reading one of the reports. These give a great overview of the key points and…

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