AGRI-TECH CORNWALL AND THE ISLES OF SCILLY BRINGS TOGETHER LEADING RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS.

In recognition of the success of its approach to technology transfer and business innovation, Duchy College Rural Business School (RBS) was presented with a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2014.

The University of Plymouth are proud to be a partner on the Agri-tech Cornwall project to help the United Kingdom become a world leader in agricultural technology and sustainability. Researchers from the University will share their expertise and collaborate with small and medium-sized Cornish companies to research the future sustainability of the sector.

 

As a Russell Group University, the University of Exeter has a wide range of leading research activity relevant to the agri-tech sector, encompassing land use policy and management, environmental economics, ecosystem services, environmental monitoring, the environment and human health, systems management and plant and animal health.

 

Rothamsted has a long history of creating innovations in agriculture including many improved commercialised products and practises that have influenced farming and the agricultural industry. Pyrethroid insecticides, still widely used today, and push-pull are but two examples.

The Cornwall Development Company (CDC) is the arm’s length development body of Cornwall Council and has many years’ experience in working with businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to encourage economic growth.

 

 

Agri-tech Cornwall Unlocking Potential

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