THERE WAS SUCCESS IN THE AGRI-INNOVATION DEN THIS YEAR FOR FOUR OF OUR FINALISTS.
Six finalists pitched their business ideas at Wootton Park, Warwickshire, in late September, with four receiving a firm commitment of business development help.
Talks will now be held with our other two finalists, who were unable to make the pitching day, and we will be following all of our finalists' progress over the coming months.
Agri-Innovation Den was launched last year by Briefing Media, in conjunction with The Co-operative Food, to give entrepreneurs with an interest in farming an opportunity to develop their ideas and innovations. In return for a share of the investment pot, Briefing Media will retain a stake in your company and provide expert business advice and mentoring.
*The voting results are purely advisory; the outcome of the voting will be presented to the judges for consideration but the ultimate investment decisions will remain in the hands of the judges and their recommendations.
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September 29, 2016We saw some amazing pitches and products this week. Congratulations to all our finalists https://t.co/FlOoBu4ZYa via @InnovationDen
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September 27, 2016
INNOVATORS EXPERIMENT AND SOLVE PROBLEMS - FARMERS DO THAT EVERY DAY #AGDEN16
With the search now well underway for agricultural innovators to win a share in the Agri-Innovation Den prize pot of £250,000, Marie-Claire Kidd looks at new development trends within the industry and asks why and how you can innovate. Click here to read more...
AGR-INNOVATION DEN: THE REMOTE CONTROL FARM OF THE FUTURE
Can you imagine running your farm from a control room? Instead of being out in the field, you would sit in a control room analysing data provided by GPS-guided autonomous drones and crop, soil and even livestock sensors.
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