Video of IET’s global and prestigious Innovation Award

Finalist in World Agri-Tech Pitch Day & The Radicle Challenge

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.

The Yield Lab Accelerator Video

RootWave welcomes its new Irish distributors

Rootwave is delighted to announce that Eco Weed Control will be distributing its RootWave Pro in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.  Eco Weed Control have extensive knowledge of invasive weed species in Ireland and are ideally suited to ensuring RootWave technology can provide a sustainable alternative to herbicides in managing these species.

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.