Entries by RootWave

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 […]

RootWave wins LAMMA Innovation Award

RootWave is pleased to announce that RootWave Pro won the LAMMA 2017 Farm Machinery and Equipment Innovation Award with the judges ‘impressed by the product’s potential to reduce the use of pesticides’ which would ‘help the environment and was suitable for areas where some chemicals are banned’.  Andrew Diprose, Executive Director, comments: “Winning this prestigious award […]

RootWave wins Horizon 2020 grant

The European Commission has awarded RootWave the second phase of their prestigious Horizon 2020 SME Instrument programme to develop electrical weeding technology. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available between 2014 and 2020, €3 billion of which is dedicated to the SME Instrument programme.  […]