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Latest news and events from East Malling Trust


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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19 Nov

NIAB EMR opens bespoke research winery

The UK now has a bespoke state-of-the-art research winery and vineyard to underpin the rapidly expanding viticulture sector, thanks to new investment in vine-to-wine R&D facilities. Based at NIAB EMR in East Malling, Kent, the team of scientists and viticulturalists is now able to deliver much-needed scientific research, as the UK quality wine market continues [Read more..]

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19 Nov

NIAB EMR part of consortium awarded 19 studentships in multi-million pound UK investment in biosciences

NIAB EMR is proud to be part of a University of Southampton-led consortium that has successfully bid for 19 studentships from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC, a part of UK Research and Innovation). Funding for the studentships, awarded to the Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), South Coast Biosciences (SoCoBio), which comprises of the [Read more..]

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