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Farming Innovation Programme small R&D partnership projects R2

Fund Name

Farming Innovation Programme small R&D partnership projects R2

Project Length

Up to 36 months

Project Value

£1m-£3m

Deadline

02.11.2022

The aim of this competition is to fund industrial research studies developing new solutions that will address major on-farm or immediate post farmgate challenges or opportunities.

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Fund Details

The aim of these funding competitions is to:

  • develop solutions with the potential to improve overall productivity, sustainability, resilience, and move existing agricultural sectors to net zero
  • ensure solutions have positive outputs for farmers, growers or foresters in commercially relevant situations
  • develop new agricultural solutions, by collaboration through engagement with end users and the UK research community in the innovation process
  • accelerate adoption by ensuring knowledge exchange with the wider sector and other stakeholders

Your project must address a significant industry challenge or opportunity in at least one of the four industry subsectors below:

  • livestock
  • plants
  • novel food production systems
  • bioeconomy and agroforestry

Eligibility

Your project must:

  • have total eligible costs between £1million and £3million
  • start by 1 June 2023
  • end by 31 May 2026
  • last up to 36 months
  • be collaborative
  • carry out all of its project work in the UK
  • intend to exploit the results from or in England
  • have a minimum of 50% of any grant requested by farmers, growers or foresters, allocated to farmers, growers or foresters based in England

To lead a project your organisation must:

  • be a UK registered business of any size
  • collaborate with other UK organisations
  • be or work with at least one grant claiming small medium enterprise (SME)

Academic institutions and research organisations cannot lead.

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