Stimulating Innovation in the Agri-Food Sector (SIAFS)

Get to know more about Stimulating Innovation in the Agri-Food Sector (SIAFS)…

‘Stimulating Innovation in the Agri-Food Sector’ (or SIAFS for short), aims to help food & drink businesses, with under 250 employees, to develop and grow their businesses (for free).

How can we help your business?

Free Workshops
Our workshops are designed to help you gain the skills to grow your business. They’re delivered by leading experts on topics such as Marketing, Packaging, Food Safety, Exporting, Sales Skills & more.

Fully Funded Voucher Scheme
Vouchers for £2k or £5k are available for use at Fera Science Ltd. These fully funded vouchers can be used for; Shelf Life Testing, Alcohol Testing, Safety Testing, Packaging Analysis, Contaminate Testing & more.
Once you have signed up, Fera Science will be in touch to discuss your business needs.

Diagnostic Tool
Our free diagnostic will help you to identify where your business can improve by being more innovative.

Who are we?
The project is run by Fera Science Ltd and Science City York (part of Make It York). It is funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Areas Covered
You are eligible for this free project if you are a business in either agriculture or food (or somewhere in between) from West, North or East Yorkshire with less than 250 staff.