1st July 2022
EMEA Finance Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Scotland Grants £200m To 150 Agriculture Projects

The Scottish government is said to contribute £200m to over 150 agriculture projects over the next five years. These projects include innovative studies and research on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture among other aspects. The investment will be part of the 2022-2027 Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Strategic Research Programme (SRP). “In total, we […]

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EMEA Finance

UKRI Awards £8m To New Farming Concepts

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) announced on the 9th of June the winners of a combined £8 million in funding, as part of Defra’s Farming Innovation Programme. The feasibility projects competition was created to back new and innovative solutions, aid research and collaboration, and encourage collaboration across the UK’s farmers, growers, and foresters. The competition, […]

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Finance Financial Analysis

PitchBook Data Show VC Backs Vertical Farming

In an article published on June 6th by David Stevenson on PitchBook, Data shows that Venture capitalists throughout the world further their investment in the vertical farming industry as the sector has already totaled nearly USD 800 million in the first 5 months of 2022 compared to USD 1.2Bn throughout 2021. Nonetheless, the figure is […]

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Finance Funding Round

Kalera Secures USD 30 Million Credit Facility Weeks After A Bridge Financing Facility

Weeks after the first bridge financing facility, the company announced on the 19th that they secured a USD 30 million credit facility.       Kalera AS (Euronext Growth Oslo: KAL, Bloomberg: KSLLF), one of the preeminent leafy green vertical farming companies and a leader in plant science for producing high-quality produce in controlled environments, […]

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