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24th May 2017

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Driving innovation in Scottish agri-food

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh EH28 8NB

CENSIS will be exhibiting and speaking at this event organised by Agrimetrics, the world’s first Big Data Centre of Excellence for the agri-food industry.

Aimed at farmers, producers, processors and executives in the agri-food sector, as well as retailers, policy makers and intermediaries working directly with industry in Scotland, the event will showcase the latest developments in Scottish agri-food innovation. This is a chance to meet the new Agri-Tech centres, learn who the knowledge providers are and understand the support available for innovation.

Presentations from:

  • Professor Louise Heathwaite, Chief Scientific Adviser for Rural Affairs and Environment (CSA RAE) to the Scottish Government
  • Former NFUS President Nigel Miller
  • Graham Young, Industry Development Director from Scotland Food and Drink
  • Graeme Cook, Director of the Centre for Knowledge Exchange and Impact

Find out more about the four new Agri-Tech Centres of Innovation in Agriculture. Hear case studies in the areas of Farms of the Future; Food Safety and Security; and Innovation, including

  • Use of wireless IoT networks to deliver value for precision agriculture
  • (CENSIS presentation on the LoRA IoT network)
  • Dynamic models to enhance disease control in aquaculture
  • Precision livestock farming
  • Satellite data for grassland agriculture
  • The development of industrial biotechnology in Scotland
  • Waste valorisation and product innovation for growth

Further Information

For full details and to register, visit Agrimetrics’ Eventbrite page.