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Providing Services Beyond the Field

Barn4, NIAB's Agritech Incubator, can help you access the facilities you need to grow your business and test your concepts in a real-world environment.

Barn4 offices are co-located with NIAB’s state-of-the-art glasshouse facilities. Being a part of the NIAB community allows us to nurture strong collaborations between highly qualified glasshouse experts and our members.

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  • Approx. 2200 m  of state-of-the-art glasshouse and plant growing facilities

  • Spore-proof growth rooms, growth chambers, containment compartments and vernalisation areas

  • Environmentally controlled glasshouses

  • Automatic irrigation systems

  • Supplementary lighting

  • Supported by offices, laboratories and conferencing facilities


Glasshouse Facilities

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Glasshouse Expertise

The expertise of the glasshouse team can be offered to Barn4 members and used to deliver bespoke growing services that conform to the highest standards.


The team have a wide range of experience in projects such as: 

  • product testing

  • breeding

  • growing novel crops

  • phenotyping

  • quality control assistance

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