Our Network

Our membership network is a vital component of the Agri-EPI Centre. 

We bring together academic institutions with industry partners to design 

and develop research and innovations that will support growth in the food

and farming sectors.

The power of our network

Agri-EPI has developed an extensive network of real commercial farms and research facilities in the UK and globally, offering a platform through which you can verify the effectiveness of your new idea or technology in practice.

Home to over 260 members, we work with organisations from all major agri-food sectors including arable, horticulture, livestock and aquaculture. Our network is representative of the whole supply chain – from farmers to processors and retailers plus engineering and technology businesses of all sizes. 

260 +



Test & Demo Farms in the UK


Central Agri-EPI Facilities

Support your journey towards funding

Match you with suitable partners

Offer technical expertise

Connect you to farmers

Membership tier & benefits

Our membership tiers are designed for you to choose what level is right for your business, all tiers will receive monthly newsletters, discounts to chargeable in-person events, free online event and access to our innovation hubs as standard. 

What is included
Package 1
Package 2
Free meeting room hire (room only)
x1 per year
x2 per year
Discount on room bookings
20% per room booking
Your news, updates and job opportunities shared across our social media and newsletter
Raise your profile on our website and socials
x1 blog piece per year
Access to discounted stand share opportunities at exhibitions (subject to availability)
Chargeable in person events
x2 free attendance per event
x4 free attendance per event
Discount on additional tickets and paid for events
Attendance at our Special Interest Groups*
Showcase your corporate video in our hubs

Join our network

Become a member of our growing collaborative network of food producers, processors and retailers across the UK.


Members Category Filter

Coventry Chemicals LTD

Coventry Chemicals LTD (part of Mirius Global Hygiene Solutions Group) is a UK manufacturer who specialises in producing disinfectants and cleaning products targeted for areas of animal health biosecurity which includes the aquaculture and horticultural sectors.

Leprino Foods Ltd

Leprino Foods Ltd is the leading mozzarella manufacturer in Europe, providing customised cheese making solutions to customers in over 30 countries around the world. We are wholly owned by Leprino Foods Company of Denver – Colarado, meaning we are part of the largest mozzarella manufacturing business in the world, with expertise in mozzarella like no other.

Recycled Crop Nutrients Ltd

Recycled Crop Nutrients Ltd formulate high-value fertiliser products from low-value residues from the bio-energy sector to provide performance akin to conventional mineral based fertilisers.

NatureMetrics Ltd.

NatureMetrics' nature intelligence subscription service is the world's first nature intelligence solution powered by eDNA technology. The service provides continuous nature impact monitoring at scale, enabling standardized performance measurement of natural ecosystems across whole portfolios.

Quality Milk Producers

Quality Milk Producers Limited run a cooperative of dairy farmers for Jersey and Guernsey Milk.

Rhizocore Technologies

Rhizocore is a fungal biotechnology start-up using fungal biodiversity to solve environmental and social problems. They produce localised ectomycorrhizal pellets to enhance tree growth and health for forestry and regeneration.

Farm Tech Circle

The Farm Tech Circle, powered by Agri-EPI Centre is a platform for farmers, growers and producers to discover and connect on topics that focus on enhancing the profitability and sustainability of agriculture.

Through thought pieces, newsletters, on-farm events, and peer to peer networking opportunities, Agri-EPI aims to provide Farm Tech Circle members with a community who support each other in their technological growth and closes the loop between farmer challenges and innovations that can respond to them.

Agri-EPI has worked in collaboration with farmers across all agricultural commodities since its conception. We have a network of 25 satellite farms who we engage with to trial and validate innovative technologies.

The Farm Tech Circle is an extension of this already established network and is free to join.

Connect with some of the biggest players in Agriculture and Tech

Located at Loch Fyne on Scotland’s Argyll coast, our Marine Aquaculture Innovation Centre is in partnership with an independent aquaculture company, Otter Ferry Seafish (OFS), jointly funded by Innovate UK.

The centre offers fully serviced research and development facilities to aquaculture producers and technology providers with a focus on improving aquaculture sustainability. 

Our Northern Agri-Tech Innovation Hub, located in Edinburgh, Scotland, is home to some of our operational Agri-EPI staff, Scottish technical and project management teams. 

Housing laboratories, a full-time in-house technician, meeting and presentation spaces, the Northern Innovation Hub supports collaboration, research, and commercial trials to growers, agronomists, retailers, scientists and researchers from across the UK and further afield.

Set on the Harper Adams University campus, in the heart of Shropshire, home to British agricultural farming, the Midlands Agri-Tech Innovation Hub is a state-of-the-art premise with modern facilities and amenities. 

The Midlands Hub acts as a space for start-up businesses and entrepreneurs looking to develop and build new technologies. 

It is one of four Agri-EPI Centre’s ground-breaking facilities and supports the Centres’ mission to help support innovative ideas which will help farmers and business owners become more profitable and sustainable. 

There are several workshops, conference, and meeting spaces available at the Hub to rent, as well as lower and upper atriums, perfect for exhibitions and networking events. 

Interested to find out more about the equipment and facilities available at the Midlands Agri-Tech Innovation Hub? We will be delighted to talk to you.

Delivering academic rigour, data analytics and agri-tech expertise, our Crop Technology Southern Innovation Hub, located at Cranfield University, is home to world-class collaborative research within state-of-the-art facilities, including the Glasshouse Phenotyping Platform and Postharvest Storage Facilities. 

Our world-class soil and crop technology capabilities address the need to improve our land and seek stock in UK farming. Supporting the need for increased yields, whilst adapting to the global issues of soil erosion, climate change, the impact of pests, disease and depleted natural resources. 

Agri-EPI’s state-of-the-art South West Dairy Development Centre presents a fresh vision for the UK dairy industry. The resource offers a truly innovative environment for developing, testing and demonstrating new technologies and techniques to support sustainable, efficient, high health and welfare, cost-efficient milk production. 

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