Lincoln secures share of £16 million to address global agricultural challenges

Scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, will lead three pioneering research projects as part of a new wave of government funding aimed at solving some of the world’s greatest agricultural challenges. The new agri-tech projects, which will support innovation in farming and food production, have been awarded a share of £16 million funding through …

APRIL the ‘robotic chef’ to be unveiled at NCFM

A pioneering robotics system which could dramatically change the way food is manufactured will be launched this month at the University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) in the UK. The Automated Processing Robotic Ingredient Loading (APRIL) ‘robotic chef’ system has been developed by OAL, a leading provider of process and automation solutions …

New research set to revolutionise ready meals

Want to know how to improve the quality and healthiness of ready meals, whilst also reducing current food waste and increasing the speed of production? A collaborative research project involving major food sector businesses and the University of Lincoln, UK has found an innovative system which could only take two processes. Rapid cooking (using Steam Infusion …

Watch ‘Showcasing Developments in Agri-Food Technology’ Here

Did you miss our ‘Showcasing Developments in Agri-food Technology’ event at our Holbeach campus? Don’t worry if you did! Watch them here   Dr Simon Pearson tells us how LED’s are helping farming, see how the Microsoft hardware Kinect is moving computer science forward with Professor Tom Duckett, and industry expert Philip Garford shows you his RoboCrop technology.   Click …