The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) will invest up to £12.5 million in innovation projects.
This funding is part of Defra’s Farming Innovation Programme which is delivered in partnership with UKRI’s Transforming Food Production Challenge.
Defra and Innovate UK will work in collaboration to deliver a portfolio of projects that meet the objectives of the Farming Innovation Programme to develop innovative solutions that increase the productivity and sustainability of farming. The focus of this competition is sustainable farm-based protein production.
- Competition opens: Monday 25 July 2022
- Competition closes: Wednesday 21 September 2022 11:00am
This competition is split into 2 strands:
- Strand 1: Farming Futures R&D Fund: Sustainable farm-based protein, Feasibility studies (this strand)
- Strand 2: Farming Futures R&D Fund: Sustainable farm-based protein, Industrial research