Eastern Agri-Tech Grants


The Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative supports the development of new and innovative ideas within this important sector.

The Agri-Tech Growth Fund provides grants between £10,000 and £150,000 to support product development and improve agricultural productivity.

The Research, Development and Prototyping Fund helps to support the research and development of new product or processes with grants of between £10,000 and £60,000.

Successful grant applications include food and drink producers and growers, bespoke equipment and chemical manufacturers and innovative IT companies who supply to the agricultural sector. You can find out more about the type of projects that have been supported in our Case Studies section.

To find out more, please contact the New Anglia Growth Hub on 0300 333 6536 or growthhub@newanglia.co.uk. Our Business Growth Advisers offer free, impartial support and will guide you through the application process.

The advisors can:

  • Meet you face-to-face to discuss your growth plans
  • Advise on eligibility to apply
  • Help identify possible sources of match funding
  • Provide guidance on the application forms
  • Support you throughout the process

Case Study: Tropic Biosciences

“We are excited to collaborate with the Eastern Agri-Tech team and launch this exciting new project from our labs. This generous grant will allow us to recruit additional researchers to join our team and expedite our efforts to bring our products to the market.”

-Dr. Eyal Maori and Gilad Gershon, founders of Tropic Biosciences

045_Print_TropicBio_Tatum Reid Photography 2017