Are you in research? Are you thinking about innovation? Because you should be.

The funding environment for academics is rapidly changing and competition for traditional sources of money is getting more and more intense. For a modern researcher to be successful, they need to be alive to all the possibilities.

Which is why over the next few months we are going to provide you with all the tools to take your ideas to industry, spin out your research, apply for a patent, or start up a company.

It's time to start your life defining journey.
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With over 12 years of professional experience in technology transfer, innovation management and partnership development, Bianca Forte is a veritable walking goldmine of tips and advice.

Over the next year, Bianca will be offering up some insider insights on what R&D looks like in different segments of the agri-tech industry. There’ll also be tips on innovation management, best practice in private-public partnerships, and case studies from Rothamsted’s own portfolio of industry collaborations and on-site agri-food companies.

The Sustainability Challenge

We recently teamed up with industry giant BASF and provided some of our early career researchers with training to help them develop and pitch innovative solutions to three of the biggest problems facing the future of farming globally.

In this section, we’ll be delivering you key elements of that training, to help you make the most of your own creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.