Entries by RootWave

RootWave wins FoodBytes! London 2018 Judges’ Choice Award

RootWave is proud to announce it won the Judges’ Choice Award at Rabobank’s Foodbytes! London 2018 event. Abi Ramanan, CEO of ImpactVision and one of the judges stated “The potential of RootWave’s technology to eradicate weeds without using chemicals has huge potential for agriculture and farming sustainability, plus Andrew’s story resonated particularly well – I’m […]

Finalist in Britsh Farming Awards

RootWave is delighted to be a finalist in the British Farming Awards Machinery and Farm Technology Innovator.  The British Farming Awards is a celebration of the every-day resilience and innovation demonstrated across the core sectors of agriculture.  Organised by AgriBriefing, parent company to Farmers Guardian, Arable Farming and Dairy Farmer, there are 14 categories in […]

RootWave demostrates weeder for fruit crops

A group of farmers and growers attended a demonstration of a RootWave prototype for fruit crops at Windmill Hill Farm.  Trials in collaboration with Lucozade Ribena Suntory were run in alleys of conventionally farmed chuckle-berries and organically farmed blackcurrants.  Both organic and conventional farmers were in attendance and the feedback on the day was very […]

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

RootWave was proud to be a 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 offered $250,000 investment to the winning company.  Following an open call for nominations which attracted over 150 […]

Finalist in 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 […]

The Yield Lab invests in RootWave

RootWave is delighted to announce that it has received investment from The Yield Lab. The Yield Lab is a global network of four early stage AgTech accelerators and investment funds. It is headquartered in St Louis Missouri, with sister accelerators in Ireland (Europe), Buenos Aires (LATAM), and Singapore (Asia Pacific). It invests €100K into three […]

RootWave wins EIP-Agri grant

RootWave has received funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.  The project will evaluate the potential of RootWave’s non-chemical technology to control weeds using electricity. The key advantages of the technology are that it is chemical free, systemically kills the roots and does not disturb the soil. This project will provide a practical […]