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Ceres Agri-Tech launches new Proof-of-Concept Awards

The first round of Ceres Proof-of-Concept Awards are now open for application to researchers at Ceres universities. These awards, ranging from £5,000 to £20,000, are to support plant agri-tech innovations with strong commercial potential, e.g. through proof-of-principle work, prototype development or small-scale field or plant trials. Proposals will be assessed based on a 6-minute pitch […]

Ceres technology featured at Fruit Focus 2020

Dr Avice Hall (University of Hertfordshire) is at this year’s virtual Fruit Focus 2020  to explain to growers how the University of Hertfordshire decision support system can reduce the risk of strawberry powdery mildew, a devastating strawberry disease that can cause yield losses of 20% or more. The tool, whose commercialization Ceres was pleased to […]

Data-driven agriculture and food production: podcast

In this Food Matters Live Tabletop podcast Dr Louise Sutherland, Director of Ceres Agri-tech partnership, chats with Stephen Gates, TV presenter and writer, and other industry experts Callum Murray, Head of Food and Agriculture at Innovate UK, Dave Ross, Chief Executive Office, Agri-Epi Centre and Emily Norton, Head of Rural Research at Savilles about the […]

Sweet success for Ceres-funded strawberry decision support system

Ceres is pleased to have supported researchers at the University of Hertfordshire in the successful commercialisation of their decision support system for strawberry powdery mildew

Submission Deadlines: Ceres Project Awards

Draft slidedeck submissionFinal slidedeck submissionPitch date
Sun 24th Jan 2021Mon 8th Feb 2021w/c 22nd Feb 2021
Fri 7th May 2021Fri 28th May 2021Mon 21st June 2021

Submission Deadlines: Ceres Proof-of-Concept Awards

Draft slidedeck submissionFinal slidedeck submissionPitch date
Thu 28th Jan 2021Mon 8th Feb 2021w/c 22nd Feb 2021
Fri 7th May 2021Fri 28th May 2021Mon 21st June 2021