Soil Scout part of the Nordic Cleantech Open Top 25

26 Jan 2017 - Lund, Sweden

The Nordic Cleantech Open is a start-up competition for cleantech entrepreneurs originating from the Nordic and Baltic countries. The purpose is to put a global spotlight on the ever increasing flow of new innovative cleantech companies coming out the gate from the Nordic and Baltic innovation systems, to raise the interest from international investors and industrials, to help foster a new generation of cleantech teams, to attract new entrepreneurs to choose the cleantech sector and to accelerate Nordic cleantech companies onto the global market.

The winner will be announced at Nordic Cleantech Open Final on Oslo, Norway, on 4 April 2017.


SLUSH 2015: Soil Scout makes the Semi-Finals

11 Nov 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

Soil Scout made it through to the prestigious semi-finals of SLUSH 2015. Selected for this years "Top 100" pitching from over 1000 companies that applied, Soil Scout is honoured to be recognised for the real-world benefits that our technology and team are offering. 

See our CEO, Jonathan Skelly, pitching in the Semi Final: (time code 1:29:19)


Soil Scout Wins Prestigious 2015 Bully Award

8 Oct 2015 - Barcelona, Spain

Soil Scout Ltd, whose ground-breaking technology enables massive potential savings in artificial irrigation, was announced today as Young Bull winner of the 2015 Bully Award, honouring outstanding European media and telecommunications (TMT) companies as presented by White Bull Summits

Selected from over 400 European Startups, Soil Scout was a winner in the "Young Bull" category of the 2015 Bully Awards, part of the Pathways 2015 event in October.

See full press release here




Red Herring Europe Winner 2015

Awards - Red Herring

15 Apr 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Soil Scout has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Red Herring Europe award.

Red Herring's Top 100 has become a mark of distinction for Identifying PROMISING new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring's editors were among the first to Recognize That companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work. 

"Selecting startups that show the most potential for disruption and growth is never easy," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "We looked at hundreds and hundreds of candidates from all across the continent, and after much thought and debate, Narrowed the list down to the Top 100 Winners. Each year, the competition gets Tougher but we believe Soil Scout demonstrates the vision, drive and innovation That define a Red Herring Top 100. "

'We are proud Red Herring Soil Scout Recognized as one of the Most Promising Young companies in Europe,' Jonathan Skelly, CEO, Soil Scout responded. 

"Our Solution Enables customers to easily monitor below-ground environmental conditions, and make informed decisions, Regardless of time of year or weather conditions. In the Agricultural sector, we help our customers lower Their irrigation water and power needs by as much as 20%. At the same time we can reduce for fertilizer loss and potential water pollution from fertilizer run-off. "

"As a Red Herring Top 100 Winner, we're excited about the opportunity be able to bring our Cleantech expertise to more customers in many more market Sectors."


Soil Scout Amongst Top 30 Energy Startups in Europe

19 Mar 2015 - Vaasa, FinlandEnergySpin 2015

Soil Scout was selected as one of the Top 30 Most Promising Startups Energy in Europe. Selected from more than 200 potential startups in Europe, Soil Scout was selected for the EnergySpin 2015 award, part of the Energy Week 2015 hosted in Vaasa, Finland between 16 to 19 March 2015.




SLUSH 2014 Semi-Finalist

18 Nov 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Soil Scout has been selected as one of the top 20 companies in the SLUSH 2014 start-up conference!