UK invests £24 million on agritech projects — Is it worth it?

UK invests £24 million on agritech projects — Is it wor

Field Notes, powered by KPMG, is a weekly news update on news nationally and globally from the agri-food sector.

Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[21 July, TechHQ]

The United Kingdom Government has committed GBP£24 million to support nine agritech projects across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Funded projects include innovations in fruit picking robotics to technology that enables CO2 to animal feed conversions. One of the nine projects includes the plans for development of a world first Autonomous Growing System which would control climate, irrigation and lighting to enable the growing of any crop variety in any location. 

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