Agricultural technologies (agri-tech) strategy

Documents related to the government's plans to support the growth of the agri-tech sector.

In partnership with industry, government has developed a long-term agri-tech strategy. It makes sure the knowledge and insight from the UK’s world-leading science base are translated into benefits for society and the economy at home and abroad. The strategy was launched in July 2013, with £160 million of funding.

To find out more about the agri-tech strategy see the publications section or contact the team at

The latest strategy news can be found in the announcements section. View all strategy announcements.

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See membership of the Agri-food Technology Leadership Council.



  1. Agri-tech in the UK: investment opportunities
  2. Centres for Agricultural Innovation
  3. Agri-tech Catalyst


  1. £16 million for new technologies to improve global food production and security
  2. New agrimetrics centre will boost food and farming industries
  3. Pioneering projects in food and agriculture win £17.8 million
  4. Agri-tech innovation funding opportunities: apply now
  5. Agri-tech: £16 million funding for 25 innovative projects
  6. £16 million boost for agricultural innovators
  7. Government funded spider venom project to provide lifeline for bees
  8. Innovation in agriculture: funding opportunities for business
  9. Boost for agricultural innovations in Wales from UK government fund
  10. £5 million for agricultural innovation
  11. PM and Environment Secretary announce multi-million pound boost for British food industry
  12. £4 million for agricultural innovation
  13. Science and technology needed to help feed growing population
  14. £160 million technology boost for UK agricultural industries
Published 5 August 2015
Last updated 30 October 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added 2 latest news stories to the announcements section.
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