World leading agricultural research

A place for innovation to thrive

Founding partner Rothamsted Research is already home to a number of growing companies that are driving the growth of agri-tech with its world leading agricultural research.

As pioneers of new crop science for generations, Rothamsted Research is underpinning the digital transformation of the agricultural sector and the growth in gene technology and biosciences.

Rothamsted Research offers opportunities to take advantage of its strong connections with research institutes in London, Oxford and Cambridge.

With a track record of working with other academic researchers, policy makers, non-governmental organisations and businesses, Rothamsted Research puts innovators in touch with experts in translating research into commercial solutions.

As part of the Rothamsted Research community, your business will have access to an extensive network of corporate and international collaborative partners, including agri-tech research institutions in developing economies and multinational agri-tech companies working on game changing research projects.

With extensive experience of working within the research sector, Rothamsted Research can introduce you to high growth coaching and mentoring as well as grant and private sector funding advice, to promote successful business development.

Hertfordshire IQ also helps foster collaboration between partners Rothamsted Research and the University of Hertfordshire, whose expertise in AI, machine learning, robotics and big data is also helping to drive innovation.

The strong relationship between BRE Group and Rothamsted Research could also help you broaden the commercial application of products in both the building and agri-tech markets.

As a BBSRC funded research campus there are strong links with the biotech research communities at the Norwich Research Park, and Babraham Research Campus in Cambridge.

Rothamsted Research is also a member of a number of national and international sector specific networks including the growing Agritech East community, the Green Triangle  with BRE Group, University of Hertfordshire and the Cambridge Cleantech Network. 

Find out what commercial space is available today or contact us for details on future commercial space.


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