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CropLogic Recognised At Annual TIN100 Awards

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CropLogic Recognised At Annual TIN100 Awards

Christchurch, 20 October 2016 - Precision agriculture firm, CropLogic, has been named one of the most promising early stage companies at the annual TIN100 Awards announced in Auckland last night.

The TIN100 Awards recognise the leading technology exporters in New Zealand following the release of the annual TIN100 Report. The Report analyses the performance of the country’s largest exporters in the areas of ICT, High-tech Manufacturing and Biotechnology.

CropLogic was amongst ten shortlisted companies including 8i, BioLumic, Engender Technologies, Footfalls & Heartbeats, Hydroxsys, Invert Robotics, Mars Bio-imaging Ltd, Parrot Analytics and Timely.

Jamie Cairns, CropLogic’s CEO, said: “We’re proud to be recognised at the 2016 TIN100 Awards alongside so many innovative New Zealand companies.

“The Award comes at a time when New Zealand’s technology export sector is really starting to establish itself on an international stage. We’re delighted to be part of that, and to be contributing to the country’s economic success.

“Our aim at CropLogic is to become the leading provider of end-to-end agronomy services to global crop-growers. We developed the technology here in New Zealand and have been able to create a proven decision support system to achieve more sustainable farming practices by improving yields, significantly increasing efficiencies and boosting profits.”

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About CropLogic

CropLogic is developing a world-class decision support system for growers, with a particular emphasis on forecasting irrigation and fertiliser requirements and accurate prediction of harvest yield for most crops.

Founded in 2010 with patented plant models developed by New Zealand Institute of Plant & Food Research at its core, CropLogic has built upon its intellectual property position by integrating sensors and Internet of Things technologies into a comprehensive and predictive decision support system.

About Jamie Cairns, CEO

Jamie was previously CEO of “Snap”, a multi award-winning nationwide telecommunications business, where he was also instrumental in spinning-out the ICT infrastructure company “The Colocation Company”. Jamie has extensive experience in the ICT and telecommunications sectors, having been employed by some of the largest companies in both NZ and the UK, and also has a successful background in both central and local Government roles. Jamie holds an MBA and BSc (Computer Science) and traces his career back to the rural sector in which he was raised.


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