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Webinar: Agri-Tech Catalyst Round 9 – Livestock and Aquaculture

Event details
Wednesday, 6 November 2019
12:30 pm – 14:00 pm
This event will be live streamed via webcast
Overview
KTN are organising 3 webinars to provide dedicated support to organisations developing projects for Round 9 of the Agri-Tech Catalyst funding scheme.

Each webinar focussing on one of the following areas: crop production, livestock and aquaculture, and food systems and nutrition.

 

The main focus of the webinars will be to help inform UK participants of the needs of African partners in the area covered, and African partners of the capabilities of UK partners, to aid consortia building.

 

The webinars will provide an overview of the Agri-Tech Catalyst funding programme, and then cover specific issues affecting Crops/Food/Livestock in Africa. During the webinars there will be opportunities for African and UK organisations to pitch their project ideas and capabilities via a message board, to facilitate consortia building.

 

Please register for this event if you are interested in LIVESTOCK AND AQUACULTURE.

 

To register for the other events, please visit:

 

Agri-Tech Catalyst Funding Scheme:

Within Round 9 of the Agri-Tech Catalyst Competition, up to £5 million of funding will be available from the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for early-stage feasibility studies, mid stage industrial research and late-stage experimental development. Projects must work on agri-tech and food chain innovations with partners in eligible African countries.

 

Full details of the competition, eligible countries and deadlines is available on the Innovate UK competition page.

Up to £5 million of funding is available from the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). This is for projects working on agri-tech and food chain innovations with partners in eligible African countries. The aim of this competition is to increase the pace of innovation in the development of agricultural and food systems in Africa. Your project must result in more use of innovations by farmers and food systems organisations such as manufacturers, processors, retailers, distributors and wholesalers.

This competition is split into 3 strands:

Early stage feasibility studies

Mid-stage industrial research

Late stage experimental development

 

Follow the link below to find out more about this event and to register.