Collison and Associates Limited is a rural, agri-food and agricultural consultancy on the Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire border.


Collison Associates Ltd. works for clients in business, government, higher education and research. Our key services include:

  • agri-food & rural economic development policy
  • agricultural and food technology development and deployment
  • energy and water sustainability
  • food chain development
  • bids for grant & commercial funding
  • strategic reviews & programme evaluations
  • business planning
  • education & training programme design & delivery

Much of our work is linked to the adoption of new technology, the promotion of skills and applied research to promote a knowledge led and progressive agri-food and rural economy. Much of this work now focuses on how new technologies, such as the merging or the physical and digital world in Industry 4.0 will change both the technology used and the skills needed to make the most of this innovation.

We also work on key enablers of sustainable growth such as sustainable energy supplies and water management at landscape scale.

The business works in partnership with a wide range of universities, research centres and national organisations on applied research and development projects, including in the last 5 years, teams at Aberdeen University, the Adapt Group, AHDB, BBRO, Cambridge University, Cranfield University, The John Innes Centre, University of Lincoln, NIAB, Portsmouth University, Innovation for Agriculture, EIP Agri Focus Groups, Rothamsted Research, Easton and Otley College, the UEA and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).  The business is also active in EU projects on the food chain and bio-economy.

We are committed to making a difference to your business or organisation.


Consultations can be booked online or by telephone. We welcome the opportunities to discuss new projects or ventures.

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