Leaders in the Field
“Innovative new thinking is integral to the future of agriculture and we see the digital overtaking the physical,” says David Hickie, Technology Lead for FMCG at PA Consulting and a speaker at the REAP Conference 2016 in November.
David has 20 years of experience in research and development, including senior levels in Unilever and PepsiCo, which included work across the supply chain. He now is based at PA Consulting , a global innovation, technology and consulting firm.
Agri-tech news update
Published: 21 July, 2016
Urban farming is one of the ways that our capacity for food production can be increased. The potential of insects and bugs to provide a sustainable source of protein is being investigated by a number of groups in the agri-tech cluster and this was featured in a recent ITV Anglia programme.
Entomics is one of the first tenants of the Eastern AgriGate Hub, a collaborative research centre which is looking at ways of reducing and using food waste.
Published: 7 July, 2016
We are delighted that KisanHub, an early stage company that presented at our first Pollinator meeting, has raised $1 million. The company already has a vibrant user base with over…
Published: 5 July, 2016
Pinpoint Phenomics has developed a system that allows the producer to quickly measure the internal signals a plant makes in response to the environment, revealing the equivalent of ‘what a…