Resource-efficient or bio-based materials and manufacturing: Innovate UK and BBSRC
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by Becky
6d ago
UK funding for innovative feasibility studies in resource-efficient or bio-based materials and manufacturing. The post Resource-efficient or bio-based materials and manufacturing: Innovate UK and BBSRC appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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Farmable fabrics – a tailor-made diversification opportunity for UK agriculture?
Agri-TechE
by Sophie
6d ago
While we can all agree that food is a necessity, clothing is also pretty high on the list! Perhaps surprisingly, around 70% of the clothes we wear today are made from plastics such as polyester. However, more sustainable, ‘farmable’ fabrics do exist – such as linen, wool and hemp – that could offer a lucrative […] The post Farmable fabrics – a tailor-made diversification opportunity for UK agriculture? appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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Satellite Applications Catapult: Green Technology Innovation Vouchers
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by Becky
6d ago
The Green Technology Innovation Vouchers give you access to up to £10,000 for the use of the Living Lab facilities and expertise to assist you on your journey from concept to market. Any UK based bsuiness can apply, with the facilities on offer being based in Devon. The post Satellite Applications Catapult: Green Technology Innovation Vouchers appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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ECIF Lab visit: The Leaf Lab @ GrowUp Farms
Agri-TechE
by Sophie
1w ago
In March 2024, participants of the Early-Career Innovators’ Forum (ECIF) embarked on an exclusive tour of The Leaf Lab @ GrowUp Farms – a centre dedicated to research and innovation for supporting its commercial operation. This event offered a first-hand look at plant science in a commercial vertical farming setting. Attendees explored challenges such as […] The post ECIF Lab visit: The Leaf Lab @ GrowUp Farms appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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Plants as biofactories – a high value opportunity for vertical farming?
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by Holdsworth
1w ago
Could plants be used as biofactories? Naturally occurring medicinal compounds can now be reproduced by host plant within a vertical farm creating a potential high value opportunity. The post Plants as biofactories – a high value opportunity for vertical farming? appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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by Kristina
1w ago
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The LEAF Caroline Drummond Scholarship for Innovation in Sustainability
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by Becky
2w ago
About the Scholarship LEAF will award an annual scholarship for research and/or projects which will deliver climate positive change, build resilience in our food production systems or support the health, diversity and enrichment of food, farms, the environment and society. The recipient of the Scholarship will need to clearly demonstrate how they will use it […] The post The LEAF Caroline Drummond Scholarship for Innovation in Sustainability appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 3 (for CEA)
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by Becky
3w ago
Grant funding for energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation projects in controlled environment horticulture. The post Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 3 (for CEA) appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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Net Zero Funding: AFN Network+ Scoping Study Grants 2024
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by Becky
3w ago
Interdisciplinary funding of up to £50k for projects supporting the agri-food transition to net zero. The post Net Zero Funding: AFN Network+ Scoping Study Grants 2024 appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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Engineering biology R&D funding success for members
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by Becky
3w ago
A selection of Agri-TechE members have been successful in winning funding from UKRI for engineering biology R&D. The £13.5 million funding is provided by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Technology Missions Fund and delivered by Innovate UK. The projects will research topics as wide ranging as advanced wound therapy, to bio-based paint materials. For […] The post Engineering biology R&D funding success for members appeared first on Agri-TechE ..read more
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