In this episode, our guest is David Farquhar, CEO of IGS. IGS is an agritech business that started in 2013, revolutionising the indoor growing market. David joined the team in November 2017 and successfully raised a £7 million series A funding round and a total investment to date of £13.8 million. Now, IGS are looking towards global expansion. David speaks about the patented technology IGS have created - their TCEA total controlled environment agriculture platform and the Intelligent Grid technology to control environmental elements, including lighting, watering, CO2 levels and nutrient delivery whilst benefitting from significant gains in controls and cost reductions. Tune in to hear about these cutting-edge technology platforms creating ideal climates for plants and people, here's the conversation between Rob and David.
The Soil Health Hub is an initiative we organised to uncover and learn about the challenges and opportunities around soil health. We invite farmers, industry professionals, scientists and others to share their industry wisdom and real-life experiences. Our guests in this episode are Robin Ross and Annalisa Williams from Agnexus.
We're incredibly excited to share something we've been planning for the last few months, a revolutionary problem-solving platform driven by collaboration for everyone in the Farming and Food industries.
We're speaking with Giancarlo Addario from Five Seasons Ventures who gives us an insider's view of the FoodTech VC world- what they look for in brands, do's and don't's when fundraising and the latest in FoodTech.
The Soil Health Hub is an initiative we organised to uncover and learn about the challenges and opportunities around soil health. We invite farmers, industry professionals, scientists and others to share their industry wisdom and real-life experiences. We have two special guests in this episode, Dr. Elaine Ingham and Daniel Tyrkiel.
The MD of Syngenta Ventures - Shubhang Shankar gives us an overview of corporate venture capital investment and shares valuable insights for AgriTech and FoodTech founders to bear in mind when raising investment. Shubhang also shares his near future predictions on key agri-foodtrends.
Wharf42, the New Zealand-based global AgriFoodTech consultancy formally announced that it has partnered with UK-headquartered, ForwardFood.Tech, to co-host the AgriFoodTech Climate Summit at COP26 in Glasgow, on Saturday 6 November 2021.
AFN (AgFunderNews) Article - Interview with Rob Ward on the unique proposition of Leadership Hub Spring 2021
What are the export opportunities for international agri-foodtech companies who like to move their business to the UK? Learn more from Luis Mulet, AgriTech sector development specialist at the Department of International Trade UK (DiT).
We're speaking with Jim McDougall, Co-Founder and Commercial Director at Outfield. Tune in to hear how their machine-learning drone systems are helping fruit growers around the world to be more profitable, effective and sustainable.