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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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19 Nov

Green light for green fingers research investment

NEWS RELEASE 14 November 2019 Green light for green fingers research investment   Permission has been granted to deliver the Advanced Technology Horticultural Zone – the first phase of an Innovation Campus at NIAB EMR in East Malling. Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council has given the planning go-ahead for the new science buildings which includes [Read more..]

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25 Sep

Bradbourne House Wedding Showcase – Sunday 13 October 2019

Wedding Showcase Sunday, 13th October 2019 11 – 4 PM The aim of our Wedding Showcase is to inspire you with exciting ideas and gives you the chance to meet some of the industry experts – our preferred suppliers, who will be on hand throughout the day to discuss your ideas in more detail. Our [Read more..]

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