Congratulations to David Farquhar, Class of ‘75 and CEO of Scottish agritech business Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), who recently won the ‘Innovator of the Year’ award at the third annual Scottish Ex-Forces in Business Awards. Also a winner of last year’s AGTECH Breakthrough Award for Vertical Farming Solution of the Year, IGS have developed platforms that create ideal climates for plants and people. Their technology has been designed to provide access to safe and nutritious food which can be grown in-country, and they believe their innovative approach can overcome the most challenging growing conditions enabling food production all around the world.

David comments: “Congratulations to everyone past and present connected with IGS Limited who has contributed to the many facets of innovation in our company. This is recognition for our entire Crew with special thanks to Gregor Millar, fellow ex-serviceman for representing us at the dinner and awards ceremony.”

Click here to hear about IGS in the March 2022 RGC Impact Webinar where you can learn more about IGS’ approach to working towards zero hunger, their amazing growth results from the lockdown period, and the challenges that lie ahead.