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Final Four

Congratulations to the Cambridge Independent Science & Technology Agritech Company of the Year final four

Announcing the Final Four Farming is on the cusp of the biggest change since the agrarian revolution. What’s driving this change?  In a word:…

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SmithsonHill welcomes the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review Final Report findings

SmithsonHill welcomes the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review Final Report findings Cambridge 16th September 2018…

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Who we’re watching in the Cambridgeshire AgriTech Cluster

Who we're watching in the Cambridgeshire AgriTech Cluster We are proud to sponsor the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards’ AgriTech…

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Long read: Robotics, food supply and urban farming – an interview with Jonathan Lodge, City Farm Systems

Long read: Robotics, food supply and urban farming – an interview with Jonathan Lodge, City Farm Systems As part of our interest in all things…

New opportunities for AgriTech in UK Life Sciences

New opportunities for AgriTech in UK Life Sciences The global life sciences industry is forecasted to grow to more than $2trillion by 2023. The UK…

SUSTAINABLE. SUSTAINABLE. SUSTAINABLE. SUSTAINABLE …

4 ways in which AgriTech is contributing to the UK’s sustainability story… AgriTech features dominantly in the government’s industrial strategy. Here…

Momentum grows as AgriTech Cluster converges in Cambridge

Momentum grows as AgriTech Cluster converges in Cambridge You may have noticed that there is a bit of an explosion of interest in AgriTech around…

SmithsonHill proudly sponsors Cambridge Independent AgriTech Company of the Year award

SmithsonHill proudly sponsors Cambridge Independent AgriTech Company of the Year award In the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards,…

AgriTech cluster in Cambridge moves forward as Cambridge University joins Ceres Institute for world-leading research in AgriTech

AgriTech cluster in Cambridge moves forward as Cambridge University joins Ceres Institute for world-leading research in AgriTech We were excited to…

John Shropshire, OBE brings AgriTech to the CPIER table

John Shropshire, OBE brings AgriTech to the CPIER table We’d like to congratulate John Shropshire, OBE, Chairman of G’s Fresh on his appointment as…

Emma Fletcher

SmithsonHill’s Managing Director Recognised for Engagement in the Ongoing Physical & Economic Development of Cambridge

Managing Director We are proud to announce that Emma Fletcher, managing director of SmithsonHill, has been recognised for her engagement in the…

Flying the Flag for Cambridge at MIPIM

Our bags are packed and we’re ready to go. Why? Because it’s business as usual here at SmithsonHill. We’re setting off for MIPIM, the world’s…