BBRO boss for the SRUC

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has appointed Colin MacEwan to a new senior role as director of commercialisation & innovation. Mr MacEwan is currently chief executive of the British Beet Research Organisation, which is jointly funded by British Sugar and the...

Livestock Innovation Centre opens for business

The Centre of Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL) has started work  – the second of the four Innovation Centres funded through the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)‘ Agri-Tech Strategy to go live. It is based at the former Central Science...

Fourth round of Agri-Tech projects

Fourth round of Agri-Tech projects There have been 21 successful R&D bids for the latest £17.8 million round of financial support from the government’s £70m Agri-Tech Catalyst pot. The UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, selected the commercially promising new...