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Agri-tech in the UK: investment opportunities

Science and technology is helping to change the agriculture industry. Find out what the opportunities are for companies and investors.



The UK has traditionally been a leader in agricultural science and is developing new approaches to food and farming systems through agricultural research.

This guide covers:

  • why invest in UK agri-tech
  • strengths of the UK agri-tech sector
  • government help, including the Agri-Tech Investment Organisation
  • investment locations
  • why overseas companies locate in the UK
  • contacting the Department for International Trade (DIT) for help
Published 10 April 2014
Last updated 16 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated 2016 guide.
  2. First published.