We are tackling some of the world’s greatest horticultural challenges through Artificial Intelligence technology.
WE NEED YOU!
As we grow, we need more experts in:
- Data science
- Artificial Intelligence
- Machine Learning
PlantTech is a global horticultural research and development organisation based in Tauranga, New Zealand.
Chat with CEO
Mark Begbie | PlantTech Research Institute
“AI and data science are tough talent pools globally. We are at the start of a rapid growth curve, and demand substantially outstrips the supply of local skills.”
At a glance
At PlantTech, we seek to accelerate innovation and find solutions to horticulture challenges through Artificial Intelligence technology.
- Founded 2018
- 10 employees + growing
- Offices in downtown Tauranga
- Consortium of seven horticultural companies: Bluelab, Cucumber, Eurofins, Radfords, Robotics Plus, Trimax, Zespri.
- Partnering with Priority One, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the University of Waikato.
- Seeking experts in data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, horticulture.
Our People | Our Stories
Zulfikar Hossain | AI & Robotics Expert Joins PlantTech Team
Zulfikar Hossain wasn’t surprised when he got a LinkedIn message from a recruiter in Tauranga asking him to consider employment with an innovative horticultural research and development organization called PlantTech. With a PhD in Articifical Intelligence for robotics, Zulfi was used to be being approached by the commercial sector. His particular skill set was rare…
Diversity and Innovation at PlantTech | Meet Our Multi-National Team
PlantTech in Tauranga, New Zealand is seeking to accelerate innovation and find solutions to horticulture challenges through Artificial Intelligence technology. A normal day at the PlantTech office involves a multi-national team conducting interdisciplinary research. PlantTech CEO, Scotsman Dr. Mark Begbie, reflects on the innovation advantages of this cultural diversity. Our PlantTech research team has experience in precision agriculture, astronomy, bioinformatics, machine…
Are they on yours?
“We believe collaboration between academic research and industry experience is the best way to accelerate innovation and find solutions that will work in the real world.” ~ Mark Begbie, CEO