Entries by RootWave

RootWave completes EUR 6.5 m Series A financing

Kineton (UK), 20 January 2020, 6:00 AM GMT RootWave is developing and marketing solutions to kill weeds using electricity to offer a scalable and sustainable alternative to chemical herbicides. Funding will be used to expand sales of RootWave Pro, a professional hand-weeder for spot weeding and treating invasive species, and integrate its technology into automated […]

RootWave working with Small Robot Company to create a weed zapping autonomous robot

National Trust Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire, 5 December 2019  RootWave and Small Robot Company (SRC), a British agritech start-up for sustainable farming, today announced the world’s first non-chemical precision robotic weeding for cereal crops. Using electricity and artificial intelligence, the ‘Dick’ robot will zap individual weeds using commercially-proven RootWave weed zapping technology. Early field trials are […]

RootWave wins silver for the Innovation Award at GroenTechniek

RootWave is proud to have won silver in the Gouden Klavertje Vier Innovation Awards at GroenTechniek in Holland 2019, the Netherlands’ largest trade fair for professionals in the public green and grey area.  The jury of experts concluded that “Electric and sustainable, those are the trends in innovations” for the eleven innovations nominated for the […]

RootWave finalist in Future Food Awards

RootWave is delighted to have been selected as a finalist for the Future Food Awards in the Food Tech Innovation category.  The Future Food Awards were launched to uncover the most exciting innovations in food and drink today.  A team sifted through hundreds of entries to land on just a few businesses that offer a […]

RootWave starts to ship professional hand-weeder

RootWave shipped its first of several bulk orders of RootWave Pro’s to the Netherlands where there is huge interest in the award-winning professional hand-weeder designed for growers, gardeners and groundskeepers to spot weed and treat invasive species.

Exmoor National Park selects RootWave Pro to help it eradicate invasive species

The new Exmoor Non-Native Invasives Species (ENNIS) project – a partnership between Exmoor National Park Authority, Environment Agency, National Trust, Natural England and Nicky Green Associates – will allow work to control invasive species in the National Park to be radically scaled up and extended to new species. After an extended trial on Japanese Knotweed […]

Financial Times discusses a future without chemicals with RootWave

There is growing evidence that the use of chemicals in agriculture is harmful to both the environment and human health. Maija Palmer discusses potential alternatives in a podcast with Helen Browning, chief executive of the Soil Association, Adam Speed of the Crop Protection Association and Andrew Diprose, chief exec of Rootwave, a startup that uses […]