University of Lincoln’s Robotic Fruit Picking Project Featured As Part of UK’s Industrial Strategy Plan

A fruit picking project, nicknamed ‘RAS-Berry’ has seen a collaboration between scientists at the University of Lincoln, SAGA Robotics and Berry Gardens Growers Ltd create the next generation of fruit-picking robots. One of the largest projects of its kind in the EU, the aim is to relieve agricultural workers from heavy lifting work and increase …

Prof Pearson to speak at KTN Agri-Food Workshop, Birmingham

On Tuesday 23rd January 2018, Director of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT), Prof Simon Pearson, will be joining a range of agri-food sector professionals to speak at the Emerging Technologies in Agri-Food Workshop in Birmingham.  The event is hosted by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Innovate UK’s network partner. There are numerous challenges faced in the agri-food …