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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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Richard Tiffin and David Flanders demonstrate Field Explorer

Agrimetrics launches Field Explorer, a ‘digital twin’ for agrifood

The industry thinks in fields, so why shouldn’t it be able to access agrifood data that way? Professor Richard Tiffin, Chief Scientific Officer for Agrimetrics, explains how the organisation has made big data user-centric with Field Explorer, a radically new product for all players in the sector.

25 May 2018Read in full

tomato and green vegetables

Linking data for smarter agrifood value chains

Agrimetrics will launch breakthrough products to enable sustainable production at its ‘Winning with Data’ conference, taking place in London’s Docklands on 17 May.

11 May 2018Read in full

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