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Meet our 2019 Agri-Innovation Den finalists

Six entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas and technologies to advance agriculture will battle it out in front of a panel of judges next month for a £40,000 development prize. Here, we find out more about the finalists.

Paul Coleman


After more than 30 years working in potato agronomy and research, it became clear to Paul Coleman the sector suffered…

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Simon Fox


As a fresh-faced graduate, Simon Fox spent his first job working on soil nutrition and crop development in Swaziland…

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Tom Freeman

Crop Farmer

Growing up on his family’s arable farm in Worcestershire, Tom Freeman was inspired into a career in software development…

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Roelof Kramer

Agri Compas

After working worldwide in agri-business and becoming concerned about the state of the world, Roelof Kramer…

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William Pelton

Phytoform Labs

“I have always had a passion for growing plants,” says William Pelton, who says time on his grandfather’s farm had a big impact on him…

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