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Novel, low-emission food production systems: Feasibility studies

Funding Available: Share of £16 million

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

Opening date: 18.01.2023 End date: 19.04.2023

Grant Information

The aim of this competition is to support the development of novel food production systems that create new sources of resource efficient, low-emission foods, particularly proteins, while delivering healthy and sustainable diets.

Your project must progress emerging novel food production systems towards commercial viability and ability to supply mainstream consumer markets.

Your proposal must:

  • have the potential to significantly shift the current state of the art in at least one of six priority areas
  • leverage UK strengths and expertise to create new production systems and technologies


Your project’s total costs must be between £200,000 and £500,000 for feasibility studies and start by 01 September 2023

This competition is split into 2 strands dependant on the category of research:

  • Novel low-emission food production systems: industrial research 
  • Novel low-emission food production systems: feasibility studies (this strand)

The grant is a joint investment by Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). To see full details click apply now below. 

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