The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund has launched grant funding to support innovative projects addressing the challenges of productivity, sustainability, and net-zero emissions within the agricultural sector.

This grant funding is for U.K. businesses of all sizes and eligible projects should focus on one or more of the following themes:

  • Livestock
  • Plant
  • Novel food production systems
  • Bio-economy and agroforestry

Grants are provided across 2 strands:

  1. Feasibility studies
  2. Industrial research

Funding rate:

Grant funding of up to £5 million, towards up to 70% of project costs.


The closing date for applications is 28 April 2021.

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