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Innovators in agri-tech & food tech, Wales

Fund Name

New Innovators in agri-tech & food technology, Mid & North Wales

Project Length

3-6 months

Project Value

£25k-£50k

Deadline

17.07.2024

Innovate UK will work with the Welsh Government, Ceredigion County Council and Gwynedd Council to invest up to £400,000 in innovation projects. This funding is from Innovate UK’s Launchpad programme.

This competition aims to provide a package of targeted support to enable ambitious UK-registered micro and small businesses to develop highly innovative ideas that have a clear route to commercialisation and business growth.

Check Your Eligibility

Fund detailsYour project can focus on one or more of the following:

Productivity or nutritional content:

  • enhancing yields and other aspects of productivity of primary crops and feedstocks, livestock or aquaculture
  • resource efficiency, including novel approaches for precision farming, circular economy or biotechnologies
  • enhancing the nutritional content of produce

Food processing or markets:

  • novel foods that promote safe, healthy and nutritious diets
  • food manufacturing and processing, packaging, and safety
  • adapting produce to create new market opportunities
  • supply chain resilience and responsiveness; mitigating risks, interruptions or disruptions

Sustainability or biodiversity:

  • livestock health
  • approaches that reduce emissions, food loss and waste
  • regenerative approaches that could lower biodiversity loss or mitigate resource scarcity

Eligibility

  • To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered micro or small business.
  • If your business has been funded directly by Innovate UK previously, you are not eligible to be offered funding through this competition.
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