Farm491 will offer startup space in two new facilities near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, and give startups access to 491 hectares of farmland for testing and research.
The need to engage more effectively with ag scientists and other agtech stakeholders was one of the main challenges cited by UK farmers speaking at the Realizing our Economic and Agricultural Potential conference in Cambridge last month.
AgFunderNews recently met George Freeman MP, UK Minister for Life Sciences, to hear a bit more about the strategy and initiatives the UK government is promoting for the country's agtech sector.
Carl Warner has created a series of short animations depicting agricultural technologies developed in the UK to help combat hunger in developing nations.
The venture capital arm of the UK food company has exited Lumora, a food safety and technology platform, to German healthcare conglomerate EBRA Diagnostics Mannheim (EBRA) as Fund II takes a new direction.
A rare healthy meal delivery service in London has raised seed capital from a group of U.K. and Dutch investors to fund marketing and expansion of the service.
With one of the world's oldest agriculture sectors, the UK is home to a large amount of agricultural research in technologies and science. Here are three institutions offering funding or support to agtech entrepreneurs and startups.
The venture capital arm of UK food company Tate & Lyle has launched a £30 million ($37 million) fund. Here Simon Barnes, managing partner, describes the fund's strategy and independence from the sugar manufacturer.