Growing Kent & Medway
A world-class research, innovation and enterprise cluster supporting growth in technology-driven horticulture, fresh produce packaging, food and drink processing and its supply chains.
Driving Innovation and Wealth Creation
Growing Kent & Medway drives innovation and wealth creation by providing a vibrant and collaborative ecosystem that enables enterprises to thrive.
A catalyst to commercialise technologies for climate-smart food production, novel plant compounds, value addition and waste minimisation.
We are a diverse and dynamic collaboration that brings together innovative growers and processors, scientists, technologists, and entrepreneurs to deliver a shared goal of improving productivity and sustainability in the sector.
Our unique geography means we are home to most of the UK’s high-value horticultural production, packaging and processing, and a major gateway to global markets. The growth opportunities are significant.
We are building on Kent and Medway’s established reputation and industry base to make this region one of the most dynamic, competitive and successful horticultural and Agri-tech locations in the World.
Growing Kent & Medway has been awarded £18m of government funding to strengthen the competitiveness of Britain’s horticulture, food and drink industries.
Growing Kent & Medway partners join consortium awarded a multi-million pound UK investment in biosciences
The University of Kent and NIAB EMR part of the South Coast Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership collaboration.
Farm Expo 2020: Presenting a vision of data-driven science to provide practical solutions to the complex challenges facing agriculture in the UK.