5252 - Agriculture: Technology (Answered)

Mr Chuka Umunna
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, by what date he plans for the Centre of Agricultural Informatics and Metrics of Sustainability to be operational.

George Freeman

Innovate UK are on track to sign the contract with the consortium partners to make the Centre of Agricultural Informatics and Metrics of Sustainability a legal entity before Recess. Upon signing the consortium will move to make the Centre operational later in the year.