Latest Funding Opportunities

Published: May 15, 2024

Funding and business support to accelerate your agri-tech ambition. The UK Agri-Tech Centre can accelerate your global agri-tech ambitions and drive impactful and rapid change, connecting you to expertise, networks, facilities and funding opportunities   

We provide a range of services to help you secure funding grants and deliver a successful project from start to finish. Our expertise ranges from bid writing and consortium building, through to project management and access to our facilities. Our team is here to support you and your business with your next agri-tech solution.

Read on to find out about current funding opportunities to help accelerate your business’ aspirations:

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Funding Opportunity: Innovate UK Business Growth RTO Access Programme

Innovative, ambitious businesses can benefit from the facilities and expertise provided by Catapults and Research & Technology Organisations (RTOs) through Innovate UK Business Growth. Discover More.

Funding Opportunity: Feasibility Funding: IBioIC

Deadline: 3 June 2024

IBioIC’s Feasibility funding provides the industry with the opportunity to tap into the expertise of Scotland’s academics to assist with a biotech-focused proof-of-concept study. These collaborative projects should build evidence and data to support future funding applications for larger-scale work. Learn more.

Funding Opportunity: Digital Dairy Chain: CR&D and Growth

Deadline: 19 June 2024.

This competition will see significant investment in innovation projects with a focus on improving productivity and sustainability in advanced, high value dairy production. Explore this funding opportunity.

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This competition is split into two strands:

New Innovators in agri-tech and food technology, Eastern England

Agri-tech and food technology, Eastern England – round 2 CR&D

Deadline: 19 June 2024

UK registered micro and small businesses can apply for a share of up to £4.5 million for projects that grow their innovation activities in the agri-tech and food technology cluster in Eastern England.

Funding Opportunity: Farming Innovation Programme – Farming Futures R&D – nutrient management

Deadline: 24 July 2024

Grants provide funding for businesses and researchers to work on longer-term innovation focussing on nutrient management. Registration opens 29th May.
Register for the briefing and consortium building event to learn more here.

If you have any questions about the above funding opportunities or want to find out how we can make your ambitions a reality, get in touch at:

These funding opportunities were last updated on 15/05/24