ISCF TFP science and technology into practice: demonstration

Fund Name: ISCF TFP science and technology into practice: demonstration
Project Length: Up to 30 months
Project Value: £400k and £4m
Deadline: 26/02/2020

Summary

Your project must accelerate the adoption of new, integrated solutions and projects. It must also focus on combinations of technologies to improve production systems rather than the demonstration of individual technologies.

Fund details

Your project must:

  • deliver effective knowledge exchange (KE) and embed the approaches by working with and communicating results to end-users during and at the end of the project
  • develop and deliver a KE plan that identifies the target markets for the technology, expected engagement quality and quantity with the target markets and expected outcomes in terms of technology adoption (such as number of farmers, area of land, percentage of production using the new technology)
  • give responsibility to a specific project partner with suitable infrastructure and proven experience to deliver the KE activities
  • include objectives around building understanding of how your approach can best achieve widespread use, working with economists, social scientists and other relevant experts
  • meet the specific objectives of the Transforming Food Production challenge (set out in the supporting information section of this brief) and particularly objectives 1 and 2

Projects must start by 26 August 2020 and end by 31 March 2023. They can last up to 30 months.

Specific themes

Your project can focus on one or more agricultural sectors, including, but not limited to:

  • arable, such as cereals, field-scale vegetables or potatoes
  • dairy
  • ruminants, such as beef, lamb, goat
  • monogastrics, such as pork, poultry and eggs
  • horticulture, including berries, apples, lettuce and tomatoes but not ornamentals
  • aquaculture
Eligibility

To lead a project your organisation must:

  • be a UK registered business of any size
  • involve at least one micro, small or medium sized enterprise (SME)
  • collaborate with other businesses, research organisations, public sector organisations or charities
  • carry out its project work in the UK
  • intend to exploit the results from or in the UK
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