Ubiqutek (RootWave) is proud to be chosen as one of the finalists for the Radicle Challenge at the World Agri-Tech 2018 Pitch Day. For the Pitch Day, World Agri-Tech teamed up with San Diego-based acceleration fund Radicle Growth and, in an industry first, Radicle is offering $250,000 investment to the winning company. Following an open call for nominations which attracted over 150 entries from around the world, eight early-stage technology companies have been selected to showcase their solutions at the pre-summit Pitch Day in front of a group of high-ranking investors and agribusiness experts.
We are delighted to welcome Yegi Bonyadi joining as Power Engineer. Yegi joins us from Yegi joins the company from Warwick University where she has worked as a research assistant on Innovate UK and Underpinning Power electronics projects funded by EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Centre for Power Electronics during her PhD.
Andrew Diprose, Managing Director, comments: “I am delighted to welcome Yegi to the team and look forward to working with her in the coming years to push the boundaries of our core technology.“
RootWave is the proud winner of this year’s Start-up category for the IET Innovation Awards 2017 which celebrates the very best innovations from both industry and academia, sharing landmark work and developments taking place across so many important areas of science, engineering and technology.
We are delighted to welcome Stefanie Murray joining as Project Engineer. Stefanie joins us from Fisher & Paykel Healthcare in New Zealand where she has worked in both engineering and management roles in the development of medical devices. She brings over 8 years’ experience of successful project delivery in a highly regulated environment. Stefanie will be working closely with our partners to ensure the successful implementation and optimisation of our technology in their products.
Andrew Diprose, Managing Director, comments: “I am delighted to welcome Stefanie to the team and look forward to working with her in the coming years to integrate our technology with partners around the globe.“
We are delighted to welcome Stephen Jelley joining as Commercial Director. Stephen joins us having held the position of UK & Ireland Sales Manager for Dunlop Protective Footwear where he worked closely with customers in the Agriculture and Retail sectors. During his career, he gained a wealth of experience in both Sales & Marketing roles, helping to transform businesses for market leading companies such as General Electric, Philips Electronics & Honeywell.
Andrew Diprose, Managing Director, comments: “I am delighted to welcome Stephen to the team and look forward to working with him in the coming years to drive revenues globally and at the same time reduce the use of chemical herbicides around the world.“
Prince Charles met the RootWave team to understand more about electricides at the Soil Association’s 70the anniversary celebrations.
Farmers Guardian talks to Ubiqutek about the advantages of Electricides at LAMMA 17 and its Innovation Award for Farm Machinery and Equipment.
Ubiqutek are pleased to announce that Touch Pro won the LAMMA 2017 Farm Machinery and Equipment Innovation Award with the judges ‘impressed by the product’s potential to reduce the use of pesticides’ which would ‘help the environment and was suitable for areas where some chemicals are banned’.
Andrew Diprose, Executive Director, comments: “Winning this prestigious award is really exciting for us and give us a reputable vote of confidence in our product and technology.“