Granted Consultancy Ltd

Specialists in securing grant funding

The team at Granted Consultancy share a common desire to make projects happen. We achieve this by identifying opportunities, understanding the barriers to success and helping our clients on the journey to realising their projects.

Innovation in Agriculture

Businesses are invited to apply for funding from the £70 million Agri-Tech Catalyst to support innovative solutions to agricultural challenges.

Its aim is to make the UK a world leader in agricultural technology, innovation and sustainability by supporting business and researchers addressing the challenges of:

  • a rising population
  • rapid development of emerging economies
  • shortages of land, water and energy

The fourth round of funding opens on 8 January 2015 and closes on 24 June 2015. It is open to any UK business or research partner and projects must be collaborative.

Key features

The Agri-Tech Catalyst funds projects in:

  • primary production
  • non-food uses of crops
  • food security and nutrition challenges in international development
  • challenges in food processing where the solution lies in primary production

There are three types of award:

  • funding for early-stage feasibility studies
  • funding for industrial research including technology development, laboratory prototypes, product development planning, field trials and market testing
  • late-stage funding for real-life trials to evaluate commercial potential