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Backing British farmers

One nation government backs British farmers

Plans to boost productivity and grow food and farming exports by more than £7 billion were announced today by the Prime Minister, David Cameron: "As…


Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Cambridge Biomedical Campus to be hub for new £50m innovation centre for precision medicine. → Read more

Updates from SmithsonHill

Smart Farming

Agriculture for the future: The farming landscape is changing significantly, and entering a new era of technological change to meet population…

Supporting the LSCC in 2015

SmithsonHill is proud to support LSCC as part of Hill Group. The LSCC (London Stansted Cambridge Consortium) is focused on the region’s importance as…


£80,000 for Agri-Tech R&D in Cambridge

Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) award £80,000 for Agri-Tech R&D in Cambridge. → Read more


New HQ for Illumina

US genomics giant Illumina building new European HQ in Cambridge with 500 jobs. → Read more

Farmer of the year

2015 Farmers Weekly Awards

Russell Smith Farms announced as one of 3 finalists in the 2015 Farmers Weekly Awards: Farm Employer of the Year. → Read more

Updates from SmithsonHill

Highlights of Cereals 2015

Dina Patel from the Agri-tech Strategy attended ‘Cereals 2015’ with partner BBSRC, and the Agri-tech Organisation in UKTI. This post shows highlights…


US biotechnology company doses up on space in Cambridge

US biotechnology company doses up on space in Cambridge. In August, Northwest Biotherapeutics, based in Bethesda, Maryland, bought 500 acres of…


The Case for Cambridge

The Case for Cambridge – Follow the link to view the Cambridge Ahead video summary of the event, presentations and also the write-up of the event by…


An interview with Robert Smith

Robert Smith, of Russell Smith Farms, is interviewed for his perspective on how the Agri-Tech cluster in the east of England is developing. →…

Silicon Fen

The Innovation Corridor

Cambridge says goodbye to 'Silicon Fen' and hello to 'The Innovation Corridor'. → Read more