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Latest news and events from East Malling Trust


15 Mar

Work is under way at NIAB EMR to transform the horticulture scientific research facilities across the South East and strengthen the competitiveness of Britain’s horticulture, food and drink industries. The funds secured from the Government’s Strength in Places Fund by NIAB EMR for the Growing Kent & Medway initiative are now being used to build [Read more..]

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15 Mar

New Trustees Appointed

East Malling Trust, the Kent-based scientific research charity, has re-affirmed its commitment to supporting the UK’s horticultural industry by making two senior appointments. Dr Celia Caulcott and Tim Chambers have both accepted the position of trustee to the charity’s board. Formerly the Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at University College London, Dr Celia Caulcott was responsible for developing [Read more..]

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06 Jul

South-East England agritech, food and drink sectors secure £18M

A project to strengthen the competitiveness of Britain’s horticulture, food and drink industries has been awarded £18m of government funding. The Growing Kent & Medway initiative is one of seven national projects that will drive innovation-led growth and support areas of R&D strength thanks to government funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength [Read more..]

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17 Feb

Mothers Day – Sunday 22 March

Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day to a delicious three course meal at Bradbourne House. Dine in our historic country house set in twenty acres of parkland complete with a lake and waterfall. Our specially designed menu starts from £45 per person, a children’s menu is also available. A truly unforgettable setting full of charm [Read more..]

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28 Jan

Jerry Cross wins David Hilton Memorial Award for outstanding industry contribution

Professor Jerry Cross has been presented with the David Hilton Memorial Award in recognition of his outstanding scientific contribution to fruit growing. The award was presented at the East Kent Fruit Society AGM last night (21/1/20) by President, John Guest. Jerry retired from NIAB EMR late last year following 26 years at East Malling, where [Read more..]

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29 Nov

Kent businesses and East Netherlands Development Agency forge partnership to grow international Agri-food research and innovation

A new agreement aimed at developing innovative food and drink trade and investment opportunities in the UK and the Netherlands has been signed today. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by NIAB EMR, the fruit research centre at East Malling (Kent, UK), Locate in Kent and Oost NL, the East Netherlands Development Agency, is set [Read more..]

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