University of Reading

Reading, England

The University of Reading have an international reputation for research spanning the whole food chain, and in particular have strengths in the areas of food chain and health, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity. Their approach to food security is about society using its resources effectively and efficiently to meet global nutritional needs.  

The University's Centre for Agri-Environmental Research (CAER) develops the science underpinning the sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services to enhance and protect food production while minimising environmental impacts.  Its Centre for Food Security joins together existing areas of research excellence to provide a platform for real-world research into the challenges of ensuring global food security. 

Reading are 4 times Prize Winners of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the most prestigious form of national recognition open to a UK academic or vocational institution, recognising and celebrating the outstanding work and impact of higher and further education institutions. 

Gavin Jones Limited

London, England

Gavin Jones Limited offer a full range of professional landscape management services delivered across the UK by a 400-strong team of gardeners. They are accredited Investors in People GOLD, and appointed Royal Warrant Holders for Landscape services to HM The Queen. 

They have accrued many industry awards including, BALI Grand /Principal Awards and RHS Chelsea Flower Show medals and won awards for projects undertaken for 2012 London Olympics - Queen Elizabeth Park, Potters Field Park, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Land Securities, Coca-Cola, The Level - Brighton and Google UK, amongst others. They have worked with a number of well-known companies, including Toyota, Imperial College, Foster Wheeler and Belron to deliver and maintain a series of ecology enhancements. 

Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Banars Hindu University’s (BHU) Institute of Agricultural Sciences was the first institute in India to provided postgraduate programs in agricultural science. It is involved in both education and research in agricultural science. BHU is a member of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). ICAR is an autonomous organisation with 101 ICAR institutes and 71 agricultural universities across the country, One of the largest national agricultural systems in the world, it played a pioneering role in ushering the Green Revolution and subsequent developments in agriculture in India. It has played a major role in promoting excellence in higher education in agriculture. It is engaged in cutting edge areas of science and technology development and its scientists are internationally acknowledged in their fields.

Banwasi Seva Ashram

Sonbhadra, uttar pradesh, india

Our field partner is the Banwasi Seva Ashram. Located in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, the Ashram has a 60-year history of working successfully to empower local communities. Founded in 1954 by experienced social workers, the Ashram is a voluntary organisation promoting Mahatma Gandhi’s principles – it develops and implements programs to achieve cooperative self-sufficiency and self-reliance with the participation of the local beneficiary communities.

London Film Academy

LONDON, ENGLAND

Regarded as one of the most prestigious international film schools in the world, the London Film Academy ranks top of International Film School List. The LFA formed a partnership with Club Panico, created in the mid 1980s and with patrons that include Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Sir Ben Kingsley. Together with the LFA, Panico now serves as a stepping stone to industry for graduate and post graduate students.

Sutro

San Francisco, CA, USA

Data2O is a water testing and data analytics company. Its first product, the Sutro Aqua, is a sensor-driven, connected, learning device to monitor and understand water chemistry. It automates testing saving you time and money and keeping people safe. Sutro is a “drop-in” automatic water chemistry monitor that uses a platform of sensors to measure any reagent-based colorimetric process. Providing rapid in-situ results at a fraction of the cost of the competition, with a web-enabled UI.