Autogrow unveils OpenMinder – an open-source solution for water monitoring

Global AgTech innovator Autogrow has unveiled an open-source root zone monitor as part of an ‘open-collaboration’ platform. “OpenMinder™ is a product that someone can build themselves, but more than that it represents where this industry is going with open-collaboration, APIs and a focus on water sustainability,” explains CEO Darryn Keiller. “Governments and local legislators around […]

Autogrow welcomes technology focused CFO

Rod Britton has been named Chief Financial Officer at global AgTech company Autogrow to help drive its ambitious growth plans. Rod has worked for over 30 years in technology-led businesses in the United Kingdom, Europe and the U.S. His experience spans operational, strategic and corporate finance as well as partnerships with private equity, venture capital […]

Autogrow’s API and Amazon’s Alexa leads to world first talking AgTech system

    Global AgTech company Autogrow has utilized Amazon’s virtual assistant ‘Alexa’, and their IntelliGrow API (Application Programming Interface) to create the first ever talking automated growing system. Their breakthrough technology demonstrates the versatility of their API and proves Autogrow’s commitment to crack the code of future crop production. “We think this is the best […]

New partnership to drive innovation in perennial fruits

AgTech solutions company Autogrow and Plant & Food Research today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) confirming their intention to collaborate in the development of protocols to maximise yield and enable continuous production of perennial fruits. The agreement was signed by Autogrow CEO Darryn Keiller and Dr Kieran Elborough, General Manager Science – New Cultivar […]

Autogrow opens virtual innovation community

Autogrow has opened a virtual agtech and science lab and are inviting indoor ag developers, growers and enthusiasts to join in building a dynamic and innovative community. Following on from the launch of their Jelly SDK, APIs and Autogrow Cloud platform last year, the Autogrow Lab was set up as a collaborative environment for continued […]

Autogrow launches cloud application to grow anywhere and on any device

Global ag-tech company Autogrow has further revolutionized indoor agriculture with an API-enabled cloud application giving growers access to grow anywhere, on any operating system and viewed on any device. “With our growers now in 40 countries, our new IntelliGrow application can seamlessly support their crop production via the cloud, giving them the ability to access […]

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Hackathon to grow crops on Mars sees ‘duckweed’ take prize for best solution

  7 November 2017, San Francisco, USA: Hackathon team ‘Just Food’ and their innovative solution for utilizing the aquatic plant duckweed, took the win Sunday night at the inaugural 2017 Autogrow #CropsOnMars Hackathon. Global ag-tech company Autogrow acknowledged the solution was incredibly well thought out, achievable and original. “The team did an impressive job researching […]

Autogrow announces hackathon to grow crops on Mars

Global solution company Autogrow is bringing the world of indoor agriculture together with space exploration and creating a 2-day indoor ag hackathon.    Alongside event partner Silicon Valley Forum, the November hackathon will see teams create crop production solutions for the inhospitable Mars conditions.    “We believe if you can find a way to sustainably grow crops […]