In this episode, our guest is Kasi McReddie. Kasi is the Business Development Manager for Livestock & Aquaculture at the Agri-Epi Centre. Kasi comes from a dairy farming background and has specific expertise in biotech solutions to animal and environmental health challenges. Kasi will tell us what benefits and opportunities Agri-Epi offers to agritech and foodtech companies in more detail, we'll learn about Agri-Epi's Smart Farms and Satellite Farms portfolio and how businesses can get involved. Kasi also speaks about what businesses should consider from a farmer's perspective and her prediction for the changes we're expecting to see on-farm over the next five years.
Last week on 29th April Forward Food.Tech hosted a joint trade and investor event with Barclays Corporate Banking to showcase some of the most cutting-edge traceability businesses transforming the Food and Ag supply chains. The focus of the event was aimed at helping established UK food and beverage manufacturers discover the latest innovations from new brands.
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. David speaks about the patented technology IGS have created - their TCEA 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!
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.