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Partnerships to address crop pest and diseases in UK agriculture and horticulture

Funding Available: £20,000-£50,000


Who is eligible to apply: Businesses in partnership with academic researchers

Opening date: 06.06.2022 End date: 03.08.2022

Grant Information

Get funding for projects to test approaches and develop strategies to improve the understanding, management and control of crop pests and diseases that present a significant threat to crop production in the UK.

Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

You must:

  • be based at a UK institution eligible for funding (standard eligibility criteria applies)
  • include an industrial partner in your proposal.

Grant duration is three to six months.

Proposals should bring together businesses to partner with academic researchers for discovery research and innovation activities addressing crop pests and diseases of direct relevance to farmers and growers.

Standard grant costs are allowed. BBSRC will fund 80% of the full economic cost.

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