• WeedSpot are crowned the winners of the sudo grow hackathon

    Applying gaming tech to weed busting wins Agri-Tech Hackathon

    A number of exciting concepts emerged from Agri-Tech East’s first hackathon, which was designed to focus the diverse talents of multi-disciplinary teams on intractable problems in agriculture. The overall winner was ‘WeedSpot’, which applies gaming technologies to artificial intelligence weed identification.

    Hosted in partnership with Allia Serious Impact, and kindly sponsored by BASF, Barclays and SmithsonHill, the >sudo : grow hackathon attracted participants spanning five decades in age, with representatives from four continents and from many disciplines. Farmers, plant scientists, coders, machine learning experts and software engineers all worked together over the weekend.

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  • Can you hack it - sudo grow hackathon

    Can you hack it? Best brains given 48 hours to feed the world

    To accelerate innovation in the agri-food industry, Agri-Tech East has partnered with Allia Serious Impact to host their first hackathon in Cambridge on 7-8 April 2018.

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  • sudo grow hackathon - inspirational thinking, problem solving and prototype development

    Hacking, Sprinting and Providing New Solutions for Agriculture

    The “hackathon” concept has been used in the IT industry for some time to bring together technical experts around a key problem facing a business or sector, and engaging in…

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  • sudo grow hackathon

    >sudo : grow hackathon announced

    Innovation comes from solving a problem in a new way and a fresh perspective often helps. There are some big challenges facing the agri-food industry and traditionally innovation in this…

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  • GROW winners announced

    And the winner of GROW agri-tech business plan competition is….. Farming Data. A mobile trading platform that could lift subsistence farmers out of poverty was the judges choice. For the first time…

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  • GROW is springboard for dual fuel company

    GROW is springboard for dual fuel company

    Adnams plc is one of the industry leaders that is piloting a dual-fuel system from Diesel Dynamics Limited (DDL), finalist in GROW 2015. The DDL system makes accessible the use of…

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  • GROW-ing early stage businesses

    We are delighted to see that GROW finalist, Smartbell, has moved into trials on Croxton Park Farm. The product monitors the behaviour of cows to detect early signs of lameness….

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  • GROW 2016\17

    GROW 2016/17 launched at REAP

    The national Agri-Tech business plan competition GROW is now live. GROW aims to give everyone with a good idea for improving agricultural production the chance to see if it can be made into…

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