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Ceres works with Universities of Lincoln and Cambridge win £4.9m EPSRC award to translate UK University agri-tech

The Universities of Lincoln and Cambridge working with Ceres Agri-Tech, a collaborative initiative by Cambridge Enterprise, have been awarded a £4.9 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to help fund their drive to make the Lincolnshire and north Cambridgeshire (LINCAM) region a global innovation centre for agricultural technology (agri-tech).

Research supported by Cambridge Enterprise and Ceres Agri-Tech published in Nature

New grafting technique could combat the disease threatening Cavendish bananas Scientists have found a novel way to combine two species of grass-like plant including banana, rice and wheat, using embryonic tissue from their seeds. The technique allows beneficial characteristics, such as disease resistance or stress tolerance, to be added to the plants. Grafting is the […]

Ceres Agri-Tech launches first three spin-outs

The first three spin-out companies have been launched from Ceres, the knowledge exchange partnership designed to revolutionise the creation and uptake of early-stage agri-tech opportunities.

Ceres at the World Agri-tech Innovation Summit

Ceres will be connecting with the global agri-tech community at the World Agri-tech Innovation Summit’s ninth global forum, to be held virtually from 28-29 September 2021.

Ceres Agri-Tech – June funding call now open

Ceres is pleased to announce that the latest round of Ceres Proof-of-Concept Awards is now open for applications from researchers at Ceres partner universities. If you need proof-of-concept data to start commercialising your agri-tech innovation, we want to hear from you. Ranging from £5,000 to £20,000, Ceres Proof-of-Concept Awards support the commercialisation of plant agri-tech […]

Ceres Agri-Tech – April funding call now open

Ceres is pleased to announce that the latest round of Ceres Proof-of-Concept Awards is now open for applications from researchers at Ceres partner universities. If you need proof-of-concept data to start commercialising your agri-tech innovation, we want to hear from you. Ranging from £5,000 to £20,000, Ceres Proof-of-Concept Awards support the commercialisation of plant agri-tech […]

Ceres at Food Matters Live – 9th March 2021

On Tuesday 9th March, at the virtual Food Matters Live 2021 conference, Dr Louise Sutherland, Director of Ceres Agri-tech, will be hosting a panel discussion with fellow industry experts Fabio Ziemmsen, CEO of NX-Food, and Matja Zuli, CEO of Agrivi, on ‘Sustainable supply chains in the world of digitalisation’. Covid-19 has provided a catalyst for […]

Ceres Agri-Tech opens second round of Proof-of-Concept Awards

Ceres is pleased to announce that the second round of Ceres Proof-of-Concept Awards are now open for 2021 applications from researchers at Ceres partner universities.

Ceres at Food Tech Matters 2020

On 14th October, at the virtual Food Tech Matters 2020 conference, Dr Louise Sutherland, Director of Ceres Agri-tech, will host a panel discussion with fellow industry experts Dirk Vandenhirtz...