Tagged: innovation

Royal Agricultural University launches new Rural Innovation Centre

Former Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Professor Sir John Beddington, officially launched the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) brand new Rural Innovation Centre (RIC) at Harnhill Manor Farm on Thursday 27 March. Leading industry professionals and representatives from BASF, Agrii, CCRI, FWAG …

Hiscox and York St John University launch innovative workplace design challenge

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Specialist insurer Hiscox and York St John University have joined forces to launch a design competition that will give students the opportunity to make their mark on the insurer’s new landmark building in the city – opening in 2015. Internationally …

Agricultural Engineering Innovation Centre launched at Harper Adams

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A £2.9 million centre to support advanced agricultural engineering teaching and research was today launched at Shropshire’s Harper Adams University. Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for natural environment and science, conducted the official opening of The Agricultural …

Gloucestershire-based recycling company awarded Innovation Voucher for collaborative project with RAU

The Royal Agricultural University is pleased to announce that Greencycleit, a Gloucestershire based company specialising in innovative recycling, has been awarded a Universities South West (USW) Innovation voucher to support its product development work with the RAU. The scheme has …

Norwich University of the Arts to lead £3 million Investment in the City’s Digital Creative Businesses

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Funding for a new £3 million development to support Norwich’s growing digital creative industries sector has been granted this week. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has approved funding of over £1.5 million for the Digital Centre for …

Global partnership to develop ‘smart’ irrigation solutions

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Harper Adams University has joined a consortium to develop an innovative irrigation solution for orchards and vineyards. The USER-PA project brings together precision agriculture experts from eight ICT-AGRI member countries – Israel, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. …

Innovations in community engagement

The University of Worcester’s ‘Hive’ wins Guardian University Award

Royal Agricultural College becomes member of Cool Farm Institute

RAC announces it has become an affiliate member of institute working to enable farmers to reduce their environmental impact

Research, innovation and growth


GuildHE and CREST receive HEFCE funding to explore how small, specialist and regional institutions enhance local and regional innovation systems


David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, speaks to the importance of interdisciplinarity and maintaining a broad research base capable of stimulating long term growth and innovation.

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