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Partnership Deal Hopes to Drive Agri-food Innovation

15 March 2013

UK - A three year research alliance has been signed joining the forces of animal health and nutrition group Alltech and Harper Adams University.

Study partnerships will be jointly run by a steering committee comprising Harper Adams staff and three Alltech representatives.

“We are really excited to work with Harper Adams University. They are a well established institution with a long tradition of working in the rural sector and their vision for the future is an excellent fit with Alltech’s,” said Dr. Jules Taylor-Pickard, Alltech’s solutions deployment team manager.

“This research alliance will help Alltech to bring further solutions to our markets and to solve real problems, benefitting society and the agriculture and food industries.”

Prof. Peter Mills, deputy vice-chancellor of Harper Adams University, present at the signing, said, “Harper Adams University are delighted that a formal alliance has been put in place with Alltech and have every confidence that it will be beneficial to both parties. It really is an excellent model of how universities and industry should be working together for the benefit of agriculture.”

ThePigSite News Desk

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