Agrimetrics’ mission is to be the world’s first Big Data Centre of Excellence for the whole agri-food industry. A not-for-profit company, it is the first of four Centres being established as part of the UK Government’s Agritech Strategy and will support a revolution in the use of data science and modelling right across the food systems sector.

Agrimetrics builds on the expertise of its founding organisations – Rothamsted Research, the University of Reading, the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) – together with input from over 50 companies and environmental and academic organisations.

Agrimetrics is creating novel informatics capabilities including a data platform and associated ecosystem to support data integration, modelling and analysis as well as access to data from a wide range of areas relevant to the sector. A Network of Excellence, bringing together world-leading expertise from research organisations across the UK, will add further capability to Agrimetrics for the benefit of industry. A key aim is to ensure that companies can recognise the impact that data can have on their organisation, and are well placed to access the outputs of Agrimetrics.

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Dr Belinda Clarke and Dr Chris Winter

Making Agrimetrics the ‘go-to’ place for agri-food data insights

Dr Belinda Clarke and Dr Chris Winter extend the scope of the Agrimetrics' Board of Directors.

14 December 2017Read in full

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