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Defra Farming Innovation Programme - feasibility round 3

Funding Available: £4.5 million

Not yet open

Who is eligible to apply: UK registered business of any size

Opening date: 18.09.2023 End date: 15.11.2023

Grant Information

The aim of this competition is to fund feasibility studies investigating new solutions that will address major on-farm or immediate post farmgate challenges or opportunities.

Your solutions must significantly improve:

  • productivity
  • sustainability and environmental impact
  • progression towards net zero emissions​
  • resilience

Your project must be able to demonstrate how the project will benefit farmers, growers or foresters in England.

The total costs of the project must be between £200,000 and £500,000 and start by 1 May 2024. The project can last between 12 and 24 months. 

It must be collaborative. 

This funding is part of Defra’s Farming Innovation Programme which is delivered in partnership with Innovate UK’s Transforming Food Production (TFP) Challenge.

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