Farming Innovation Programme

Farming Innovation Programme

Farming innovation programme: research starter round 4 – expression of interest

Farming, growing or forestry businesses based in England can apply for a share of up to £850,000 for feasibility projects to improve productivity, sustainability resilience and move the agricultural sector to net zero.

Opportunity status:Open
Funders:Innovate UK
Co-funders:Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Funding type:Grant
Publication date:4 December 2023
Opening date:
Closing date:

Eligibility summary

This competition is open to single applicants only.

To lead a project your organisation must:

  • be an active farming, growing or forestry business of based in England
  • be able to evidence that you are an established business, including sole traders and partnerships
  • not have been awarded Innovate UK funding as a project lead within the last five years before 14 February 2024

Learn more at the webpage here.