Agri-Tech Grants

Agri-Tech_Logo_FinalThe Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative to support the development of new and innovative ideas within this important sector.

There are two main funds that businesses located within Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Uttlesford, South Holland, South Kesteven, Norfolk or Suffolk can apply for:

The first is an Agri-Tech Growth Fund, which provides grants between £10,000 and £150,000 to support product development and improve agricultural productivity.rsz_dofygate_cow_&_gate_2

The second is a Research, Development and Prototyping Fund, which helps to support the research and development of new product or processes with grants of between £10,000 and £60,000.

Successful grant applications include food and drink producers and growers, bespoke equipment and chemical manufacturers and innovative IT companies who supply to the agricultural sector. You can find out more about the type of projects that have been supported here.

You can view the promotional leaflet here.rsz_hargreaves_plants_rhubarb

How to apply

You can find out more about funding available by downloading the guidance notes here and an overview of categories we could consider funding. You can also download the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire here

If you would like to know more about the Agri-Tech grants you can contact the Programme Manager, Martin Lutman, via or by calling 01480 277180.