Yegi Bonyadi joins the team

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 wins prestigious IET Innovation Award 2017

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.

Stefanie Murray joins the team

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.

Stephen Jelley Joins RootWave

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.

Agri-Innovation Den Highlights

The Yield Lab invests in Ubiqutek

Ubiqutek is delighted to announce that The Yield Lab has invested in Ubiqutek.  The Yield Lab was founded in September 2014 to sustainably increase the global food supply and reduce inputs to agricultural production and distribution.  The Yield Lab stemmed from the need for tailored resources to enable agriculture technology entrepreneurship.  The Yield Lab is headquartered in St. Louis. The Yield Lab accelerators invest $100,000 into 6-8 companies per accelerator per year.  In addition to investment, the Yield Lab organizes a business development accelerator program, which has helped Yield lab portfolio companies raise over $30 million in follow on capital.

Ubiqutek proud to present at World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

In October 2017, the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit returns to London for two days of networking and debate. Ubiqutek is proud to be invited to present at the Summit.  Global agribusinesses, VC investors and technology start-ups from around the world come together to uncover the most exciting innovations in agricultural technology – and to forge the right partnerships to take those solutions to market. Attracting delegations from the US, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, this is a summit where connections are made: accelerating the transition of technology from the lab to the field.

RootWave finalist at Agri-Innovation Den

RootWave is proud to be a finalist in this year’s Agri-Innovation Den.  Launched in 2014 by Briefing Media, in conjunction with The Co-op Food, Agri-Innovation Den aims to give entrepreneurs with an interest in farming an opportunity to develop their ideas and innovations. Finalists stand to gain a share of the £20 million investment fund pot in exchange for a stake in their business. New for 2017, is a guaranteed Briefing Media promotional package worth £5k for every finalist, as well as on-going help and business support from our esteemed judging panel.

Prince Charles talks to RootWave about electricides

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 Electricides

Farmers Guardian talks to Ubiqutek about the advantages of Electricides at LAMMA 17 and its Innovation Award for Farm Machinery and Equipment.