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 (ecological, biological, water, energy) and plant and animal health.

In addition, broader research expertise within the advanced engineering, mathematical, computational and business departments is highly pertinent to supporting the development of a thriving agri-tech sector.