Agri-tech Catalyst Colombia Call, Prosperity Fund

Agri-tech Catalyst Colombia Call, Prosperity Fund

Innovate UK through the Prosperity Fund Program in Colombia will invest up to £ 3 million in Colombia,  to address the agricultural challenges in the post-conflict regions and those areas affected by the conflict in the country.

Addressed to:

Agri-tech Catalyst funds are available to UK companies of any size, research organizations in the UK, and their partners in Colombia.

The projects must be collaborative and include at least one partner from each country. Additionally, the work must be carried out in the United Kingdom or Colombia.  However, the main organization must be from United Kingdom.

Objective:
This call aims to help farmers in Colombia, particularly small farmers, to adopt innovations. Moreover, this will help the country to meet some of its International Development Goals in agriculture, which include:

1) Improve the health and well-being of farmers, particularly small farmers
2) Sustainable growth of agriculture in Colombia
3) Enrich diversification in diet and nutrition improving human health
4) Increase rural income
5) Facilitate trade in agricultural products

How to apply:
Please read the general guideline for applicants:
(https://www.gov.uk/guidance/innovate-uk-funding-general-guidance-for-app…).

To apply:

  • Register online
  • Read the guideline
  • Consider attending one of the informational events
  • Complete and upload your application online

Please consider that late presentations are not accepted and that your application is confidential.

Deadlines:

  • March 26th, 2018: The competition opens
  • April 5th, 2018: Informative event for proponents from the United Kingdom
  • July 18th, 2018 12:00 pm: Final registration date
  • September 7th, 2018: Applicants are notified

Projects must start in March 2019 and last up to 18 months.

Website: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/133/overview

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