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Agri-tech Sector

Cattle, feed efficiency and lower carbon footprint

“The biggest intervention people could make towards reducing their carbon footprints would not be to abandon cars, but to eat significantly less red meat”. These were the words of Professor Benton from the University of Leeds - and until recently …

Three things you need to know about the UK agri-tech sector

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The agri-tech sector is undergoing an exciting transformation, developing new technologies to expand food production whilst reducing the impact on the environment; pushing the UK towards the forefront of global agricultural innovation. The Office for National Statistics collects data on …

Seeds to micro-factories: Q&A with Director of the John Innes Centre

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As Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) I get ample chance to visit the scientific “gems” of the UK. This has included notable visits to laboratories as varied as the National Nuclear Laboratories in …