£4.78m to Advance Agritech Innovation

£4.78m to Advance Agritech Innovation

Agritech innovation has been given a funding boost of £4.78 million to turn cutting-edge research into commercially attractive technology. The fund will be delivered by the newly formed Ceres Agritech Knowledge Exchange Partnership, which aims to pool the research expertise of five universities and three agricultural research centres with support and expertise of commercial partners.

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The future of robotics at the Lincolnshire Farming Conference ’18

The future of robotics at the Lincolnshire Farming Conference ’18

The Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology are delighted to sponsor the Lincolnshire Farming Conference in 2018. On Tuesday 27th February 2018, the Lincolnshire Farming Conference returns to the iconic Lincolnshire Showground with the theme of ‘Farming in the Future’. Amongst the speakers at the event will be our Professor in Agri-Robotics, Professor Pal From, who will be

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University academics to speak at Farmers Weekly event

University academics to speak at Farmers Weekly event

Robotics, automation and associated technologies – an Arable Horizons talk As part of Arable Horizons hosted by Farmers Weekly, University of Lincoln Professors, Tom Duckett, School of Computer Science and Simon Pearson, Founder of LIAT, will be speaking at the National Space Centre, Leicester, on 26th April 2017. Arable Horizons is a series of 5

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LIAT’s very own Thorvald featured on BBC’s Countryfile

LIAT’s very own Thorvald featured on BBC’s Countryfile

BBC One’s flagship Sunday evening programme, Countryfile, this week featured the pioneering work of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT). As part of the show’s Lincolnshire programme, Director of LIAT Professor Simon Pearson, introduced the University’s Thorvald robot, which is designed to support a range of agri-tech experiments in the field. The image featured

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Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology unveils future of agricultural robotics

Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology unveils future of agricultural robotics

Director of LIAT coins new farming technology as ‘one of the key innovations to future of farming’. Professor Simon Pearson unveils the Thorvald robot at the University of Lincoln’s Riseholme Campus, alongside  Computer Science and Agri-food academics who are working on the project. Prof Pearson starts off by introducing the new Thorvald robot, and is the second in the world. The

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