Management & Strategy

£85k grant for agricultural technologies sector

An £85,000 grant has been awarded to the agricultural technologies sector in Cheshire and Warrington to help boost its international profile and reputation as a super hub for breeding and animal sciences. The Cheshire Agri-Tech project is one of 25 projects nationally to receive a grant from the £2m GREAT UK Challenge Fund. The fund, part of the government's GREAT Britain international marketing campaign, is administered by VisitEngland and is designed to exploit market opportunities to create jobs and growth for the UK. The project will be led by Marketing Cheshire. It seeks to introduce at least 200 businesses to Cheshire and Warrington's offering and generate at least £616,000 for the sub-region through business activity.


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