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Phytoponics’ CEO Adam Chosen as a European Finalist for UN Young Champions of the Earth

UN Young Champions of the Earth
We are proud to announce that our CEO Adam is a UN Young Champions of the Earth finalist for Europe. Young Champions of the Earth is a competition run by the UN which seeks to breathe life into the ambitions of brilliant young environmentalists who have a vision for a sustainable future. Each year, six young people aged between 18 and 30 will be named Young Champions of the Earth, one from each global region. These winners receive seed funding, intensive

Leading European Economist Invests in Phytoponics

Huw Dixon
We are excited to announce another investor in Phytoponics, Huw Dixon, a leading European economist, (see his LinkedIn profile here). Huw has been a professor at Cardiff Business School since 2006, having previously been Head of Economics at the University of York, after being a Professor of economics there, and the University of Swansea, a Reader at Essex University and a lecturer at Birkbeck College (University of London). Huw is also the father of Phytoponics’ CEO Adam Dixon, and his decision

Phytoponics Chosen as One of the Top 500 Deep-Tech Startups

Hello Tomorrow Summit Banner
We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen by Hello Tomorrow Nonprofit as one of the world’s top 500 deep-tech startups, and will be attending their global summit from 26th – 27th October in Paris. Hello Tomorrow is a global non-for-profit created by deep tech entrepreneurs to empower and connect the most promising deep-tech enterprises around the world, and accelerate the transfer of breakthrough technologies into real world solutions. Deep tech solutions are those that have the tremendous

President of ItaliaStartup invests in Phytoponics

Marco Bicocchi Pichi photo
Phytoponics is excited to introduce our most recent investor; executive angel Marco Bicocchi Pichi (see his LinkedIn Profile here), an award-winning marketing, branding and strategy executive with one of the largest Startup presences in Italy. After a management career as an executive at the intersection of digital technology and business with international leading companies such as EDS, Ernst & Young, Etnoteam, Booz Allen Hamilton and AT Kearney, Marco has participated since 2008 in founding and funding several technology startups including

Business Wales Accelerated Growth Program

Business Wales Accelerated Growth Programme
In June 2017 Phytoponics was awarded support from the Welsh government’s Accelerated Growth Program. The program offers support for small to medium enterprises that giving them access to coaching, advisory services as well as funding and networking. Phytoponics are very honored and enthusiastic to be among the 1,000 businesses selected for this program. The program is designed to stimulate the growth of Welsh companies, driving investment and development in the country. Phytoponics being a Cardiff developed and based company is

InfoAgro Exhibition

InfoAgro exhibition
In May we attended InfoAgro, a three day exhibition in Almeria, Spain, which was another opportunity to showcase our innovative hydroponic solution and connect with other agricultural supppliers. Luke & Giorgia represented Phytoponics alongside 177 other exhibitors and over the three days learnt a lot about the potential opportunities and clients which will enable Phytoponics to penetrate the Spanish market in the future.

Seed & Chips

President Obama at Seed & Chips
In May we had the amazing opportunity to attend Seed & Chips in Milan, one of the top food innovation events in the world, which is dedicated to showcasing national and international talent and cutting edge solutions. Over four days hundreds of startups, companies in food and tech, investors, thought leaders, and policy makers came together to share content, visions and experience with innovating food production. One of the keynote speakers at the event was President Barak Obama, 44th President of

Design Council Spark

“Design Council Spark discovers some of the UK’s brilliant product ideas and provides the connections, support and funding to bring them to life” Terry Tyrrell, Design Council Chairman

Startupbootcamp’s demoday

Startup Bootcamp Food Tech Phytoponics
Last Friday, March the 10th, was the big day. We had the amazing opportunity to present our start-up, Phytoponics, at the Startupbootcamp Foodtech Demo day in Rome, sponsored by Cisco. We celebrated the end of the accelerator program with a successful pitch from our CEO, Adam Dixon, in front of more than 500 investors, corporates, guests and press attendees in the beautiful venue of Auditorium Parco della Musica. During the past three months we have been working hard, mentored by

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