SRUC poultry research to be enhanced through CIEL

The new Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL), part of the government’s Agri-Tech Strategy initiative, is already behind the relocation of the Scottish Rural College (SRUC)’s poultry research unit. CIEL is due to launch later this year from a base at...

AgriTech’s ‘big data’ centre goes live

Two years on from the launch of the coalition government’s £160 million AgriTech Strategy, the first of the promised Centres for Agricultural Innovation has opened. Agrimetrics, billed as the world’s first Big Data Centre of Excellence for the whole food system, was...

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...