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Agritech Cornwall Innovation Showcase & Workshop

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The Royal Cornwall Showground

Wadebridge

PL27 7JE

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This event is an opportunity for the Agri-cultural industry to input into the delivery of the Cornwall Agri-tech Innovation Grant Scheme. There will be a range of speakers in the morning session looking at what innovation is; examples of agricultural innovations and information on the opportunities available for businesses to benefit through the ESIF Programme through research, development and innovation grants.

The afternoon session will comprise of four 15 minute breakout groups to identify the challenges and issues facing the industry and identify where research development and innovation can be used to address these issues. This is your opportunity to help decide and direct where this important funding for Cornwall will be spent, and to network and share ideas.

Location: The Pavillion Centre, The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, PL27 7JE

Agenda:

10.30 – 11.00 Tea, coffee, registration and networking

11.00 – 11.15 Introduction – Chair David Rodda

11.15 – 11.30 Introduction to Cornwall Agritech Project and Innovation grant scheme

11.30 -11.45 Innovation in the farming industry: Politics, policy and strategy, Helen Ferrier, NFU Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Adviser

11.45 – 12.00 Innovation in machinery sharing: Farmer to farmer rental at the click of a button, Dan Robinson, Farm-R

12.00 – 12.15 Animal Health and Welfare Innovation, Harriet Chapman, Coast to Coast Farm Vets

12.30 – 12.45 Innovation in Grazing Management – Sustainable Intensification in Practice, James Daniel, Precision Grazing Ltd

12.45 – 1.00 IT opportunities for future development , Rob Sanders, Glas Agricultural Software

1.00 -1.45 Lunch break (lunch provided by The Good Food Catering Company)

1.45 – 2.45 Break out groups

2.45 – 3.15 Feedback from facilitators

3.15 – 3.30 Closing comments from the Chair

If you have a disability or would require assistance in the event of an emergency, please call us on 01872 322 672 or email on agritech@cornwalldevelopmentcompany.co.uk to let us know how we could be of assistance. Please also let us let via email if you have any dietary requirements. Please note there will be filming at the event.

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