We are supported by UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund.
The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Growing Kent & Medway consortium.
Growing Kent & Medway is a partnership programme investing in innovative ideas to help the food and drink industry in our region to thrive. We support businesses of any size; bringing together industry, scientists, technologies, and entrepreneurs to stimulate innovation.
Work with us
The Growing Kent & Medway team based at the University of Kent collaborates with businesses across the agriculture, horticulture, and food and drink sectors to solve real-world industrial problems.
We are open to collaboration and welcome partners for research and to develop ideas through to industrial application.
If your business needs a horticultural solution, has a biotechnology challenge, looking to undertake research, or would like to understand more about what we do, do not hesitate to contact us. We support businesses with:
- Growing Kent & Medway tailored mentoring
- Access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
- Contract research
- Collaborative research grant applications
- Student projects and placements
We understand needs vary for businesses and we offer tailored support depending on your needs. For business enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.