Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology


The Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) based at the University’s Riseholme Campus is home to a working farm with specialist research facilities. LIAT’s multi-disciplinary team brings together sector-leading expertise in a diverse range of areas such as; artificial intelligence, robotics, engineering, crop science, environmental sustainability, food manufacturing, product development and supply chains. Our goals include supporting and enhancing the future of food and agriculture productivity, efficiency, and sustainability through research, education, and technology.


The University of Lincoln, UK, in collaboration with leading partner institutions - University of Aberdeen, Queen's University Belfast and University of Strathclyde - has successfully secured £10.6M in funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to establish SUSTAIN, a transformative Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT).

Agri-Tech Fleet


Universities of Lincoln and Cambridge win £4.9m EPSRC award Funding to boost drive to make region a global innovation centre for agri-tech.

Sustainable Agri-Food Technology at the University of Lincoln


At Lincoln, we are conducting research that aims to introduce new technologies to food production in order to reduce the impact of agri-food on our climate. Hear from Professor Simon Pearson, director of LIAT, and team, talk about key research developments that are working towards improving sustainability in agriculture.


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Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology, University of Lincoln, Riseholme Park, Lincoln LN2 2LG

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