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Agriforwards CDT

‘Agriforwards’ is the world's first EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Agri-Food Robotics.

Agriforwards CDT has been established by the University of Lincoln in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and University of East Anglia.

Agriforwards CDT provides a unique blend of technical expertise, outstanding research environment and, most important, integral industry collaboration in Agri-food Robotics.

Through excellence in education, the ‘Agriforwards CDT – Cambridge’ aims to empower its students with the knowledge and abilities that will allow them to shape their future and become independently minded thinkers and innovators.

This web-site informs about the activities conducted by the Agriforwards CDT-Cambridge

For general information about Agriforwards CDT please go to Agriforwards CDT -- Lincoln.

Read more at: Taste of the future: robot chef learns to ‘taste as you go’

Taste of the future: robot chef learns to ‘taste as you go’

17 May 2022

'If robots are to be used for certain aspects of food preparation, it’s important that they are able to ‘taste’ what they’re cooking.' Grzegorz Sochacki Agriforwards CDT student, Greg Sochacki, who works on his PhD research in colalboration with Beko, presented his research in 'Frontiers of Robotics and AI' journal. The...


Read more at: 2022 EI Conference VIDEOS released -- Watch here

2022 EI Conference VIDEOS released -- Watch here

21 March 2021

Embodied Intelligence Conference 2022 Welcome to the 2nd International Conference on Embodied Intelligence , to be held online! This free event brings together a wide range of speakers to discuss the many challenges and opportunities in Embodied Intelligence research! The workshop is structured with a morning session and...




Read more at: Agriforwards CDT Newsletter, Issue 8

Agriforwards CDT Newsletter, Issue 8

20 April 2022

We are very pleased to announce the sixth issue of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS Newsletter N8 If you have any comments, information or news you wish to share with the AgriFoRwArdS community, please do get in touch – We’d love to hear from you!


Read more at: Agriforwards CDT Newsletter, Issue 7

Agriforwards CDT Newsletter, Issue 7

11 January 2022

We are very pleased to announce the sixth issue of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS Newsletter N7 If you have any comments, information or news you wish to share with the AgriFoRwArdS community, please do get in touch – We’d love to hear from you!


Read more at: Agriforwards CDT Newsletter, Issue 6

Agriforwards CDT Newsletter, Issue 6

11 October 2021

We are very pleased to announce the sixth issue of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS Newsletter N6 If you have any comments, information or news you wish to share with the AgriFoRwArdS community, please do get in touch – We’d love to hear from you!



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Read more at: Taste of the future: robot chef learns to ‘taste as you go’

Taste of the future: robot chef learns to ‘taste as you go’

17 May 2022

'If robots are to be used for certain aspects of food preparation, it’s important that they are able to ‘taste’ what they’re cooking.' Grzegorz Sochacki Agriforwards CDT student, Greg Sochacki, who works on his PhD research in colalboration with Beko, presented his research in 'Frontiers of Robotics and AI' journal. The...

Read more at: Research Progress Meeting -- first time together!

Research Progress Meeting -- first time together!

12 May 2022

On Friday, 6 May 2022, Agriforwards CDT students and staff met in Cambridge for a quarterly Research Progress meeting. This was the first time when CDT members met in person since the beginning of the CDT. This time we listened to the Lincoln and UEA PhD students: AMIE OWEN Intelligent Automation for Hygiene Maintenance in...

Read more at: 2022 CDT Summer School

2022 CDT Summer School

Monday, 4 July, 2022 - 09:00 to Friday, 8 July, 2022 - 15:00

The University of East Anglia is looking forward to welcoming you to the University of East Anglia for the AgriFoRwArdS CDT Summer School this July from the week beginning 04-07 . As you know, the Summer School is a must-attend for all CDT students, but if, for any special reasons, you cannot attend this year’s meeting...

Read more at: 2022 CDT Annual Conference

2022 CDT Annual Conference

Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 - 09:00 to Thursday, 23 June, 2022 - 15:00

We are pleased to invite you to join us at the 3rd Annual AgriFoRwArdS CDT Conference. At the University of Lincoln, on the 22nd and 23rd June 2022 . Tickets include attendance at both days of the conference (including lunch and refreshments), as well as a drinks reception and conference dinner at Riseholme on the evening...