The Platform has been established to (i) support the implementation of UK China cooperation initiatives in agriculture, food and environment sectors; (ii) promote cross-disciplinary collaborations; (iii) enhance communication and engagement amongst existing initiatives and stakeholders to maximize synergies and support policy development, and (iv) foster new cooperative partnerships.

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March 21, 2017

Welcome to UK China Knowledge Sharing and Mutual Learning Platform

The UK China Knowledge Sharing and Mutual Learning Platform (KSMLP) on agriculture, food and environment launched its dedicated website. 

August 17, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for Small Project awards under the Agritech in China: Newton Network+

The Agri-Tech in China: Newton Network+ (ATCNN) will invest £1.3M in support of Small Project and larger Research & Development projects to support the development of innovative solutions to address critical challenges impacting the socio-economic growth of China’s agri-tech and agri-food sectors. ATCNN specifically seeks to translate UK excellence in satellite imaging, remote sensing, smart sensors, robotics and data-intensive science into new solutions for productivity and sustainability in rural China. Small Project Awards will run for up to four months and attract up to £30,000 in total contribution from the ATCNN, at an intervention rate of 80% of total eligible costs. The deadline for applications is 17:00 (BST) 15 September, 2017

June 05, 2017

Funding competition: Newton UK-China agritech challenge 2017

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £8 million to work with Chinese partners on innovative agricultural solutions in China. Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) are investing up to £8 million (£4 million each) in projects that use cutting-edge technologies to solve agricultural challenges in China. The aim of this competition is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and China. Innovate UK, BBSRC and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) are funding this competition as part of the Newton Fund. Projects should address challenges related to agricultural technologies in one or more of these 3 sectors: • precision agriculture, agriculture digitisation and decision management tools • improving the efficiency of sustainable agricultural production • agricultural products processing Find out more…

June 05, 2017

Newton UK-China Collaborations in Agricultural Technologies

Newton UK-China Collaborations in Agricultural Technologies: apply for Partnership Building Visit to China, July 2017 Applications are now open for a Partnership Building visit to China. Innovate UK and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) would like to support UK organisations in establishing strong collaborations with Chinese partners in the field of agricultural technologies. The Knowledge Transfer Network and the British Embassy Beijing are organising a Partnership Building Visit to China tentatively between 2 – 8 July 2017 (inclusive of travel time). Find out more…


Yuelai Lu @yuelailu
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RT @errantfragments: Alongside our usual portfolio of competitions the UK can still use the new range of H2020 cooperation actions to engag…

Yuelai Lu @yuelailu
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RT @HelenMunday_FDF: UK food and drink industry halves emissions @fooddrinkfed #Ambtion2025 via @edie