SARIC Third Call: £1.5m available from BBSRC and NERC

Published: 08 August 2017 by KTN
  • AgriTech
SARIC Third Call: £1.5m available from BBSRC and NERC to support sustainable agriculture BBSRC and NERC invite applications to attend an interactive strategic workshop (Sandpit) to develop proposals for research and research translation projects. Successful projects will bring together multidisciplinary teams to address challenges facing the sustainable intensification of agriculture in the UK. The projects will be supported through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation Club (SARIC) which funds projects within the themes of: resilient and robust crop and livestock production systems and predictive capabilities for sustainable agriculture. The Sandpit will commence with presentations from the industrial members of SARIC to stimulate the development of project ideas. Sandpit participants will develop and present a project idea in a multidisciplinary team to an expert panel on the final day of the Sandpit. Full proposals will be invited for submission through Je-S in November 2017. Reasonable costs for travel and accommodation will be met for participants. Application deadline: 11 September 2017, 4pm Apply to attend: www.nerc.ac.uk/innovation/activities/sustainablefood/saric/sandpit2017
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