Press releases, articles and stories from our members in the agri-tech cluster (see guidance) . This information is provided by third parties and published in good faith.
Citicourt & Co works within space-tech and agri-tech and the intersection between the two is attracting investors, CEO Jodi is to chair the ‘Focus on Funding’ event.
Cambridge-based Better Origin, developers of AI enabled insect mini-farms that can fit inside shipping containers, has raised $16million in a Series A funding round. Fotis
Before making changes to soil carbon, Gary Mills-Thomas advised farms to assess their individual carbon situation to provide a baseline to measure changes against. TerraMap Carbon and Omnia Carbon management offered an ideal means of doing this.
Glaia, developers of ‘sugar dot’ technology which improves the efficiency of photosynthesis, boosting production without the need for inorganic fertilisers, has raised £1M investment.
The service uses Actiphage to detect the presence of live mycobacteria in a sample of blood or bulk milk.
Rothamsted spinout PheroSyn has secured a £0.5m Innovate UK smart grant to develop and validate new high-value pheromones for the management of pear gall midge and pear leaf midge, significant pests in fruit production.
Commercial bee-keepers will be able to monitor their hives remotely with an innovative lid sensor being developed by Wlyd Networks and Bayer, Eric Hewitson is to discuss at the Agri-TechE event “Feel the buzz – insect-tech explored”
Breedr Impact allows farmers to release cash from their livestock in order to expand their business. For the first time it makes it possible to utilise data to track livestock as an asset.
Silal and Aerofarms are to collaborate on research and technology transfer projects aimed at improving the genetics and seedling quality of vegetable and fruit varieties.
The aim is they become more resilient and tolerant to extreme growing conditions.
Through its agreement with Kacific Broadband Satellites, Farmer Charlie will be able to bring digital agriculture advice, localised weather information, and agribusiness information to farmers in remote areas across South East Asia and the Pacific.
Altered Carbon has developed K9Sense an ultra-sensitive, super low-power, highly customisable and scalable graphene sensor technology that recognises the digital fingerprint of a smell. It can be applied to monitoring produce in storage and providing early alerts to plant stress or wildfire.