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Vertical Future

Creating green, sustainable vertical farms with the highest standards

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Jamie Burrows

Founder & CEO at Vertical Future

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Employees 51–100
Headquarters Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Vertical Future ("VF") is a London-based, global vertical farming technology & data company, founded in 2016. The company designs, manufactures, and builds fully integrated, autonomous vertical farms that, once operational, become smarter over time through VF's unique SaaS solution, DIANA. VF's ultimate goal is to improve the health of people and planet, and this goes beyond food. VF's team of over 60 staff, split across engineering, software engineering, plant sciences, and operations, has worked on projects, builds, and research within food/retail, pharma, alternative proteins, reforestation, and carbon sequestration. As a Global Innovator in the World Economic Forum and many other organisations and initiatives, VF is globally-recognised as one of the leaders in controlled-environment-agriculture technologies and research.

Notable Achievements

  • Initially taking a full debenture on all the founder's assets, VF has since raised approximately $50m to date to Series B stage
  • Most integrated vertical farming technology globally, including building of a manufacturing facility & three diverse teams
  • The VF plant science team has won 12 innovate UK grants in the past ~2 years alone, demonstrating industry leadership

Currently Operating in Three Regions

Press Mentions

August 15, 2023

‘To the Moon, Mars and beyond’: Vertical farming for future space exploration

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May 3, 2024

Vertical Future wins CEA recognition | HortWeek

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April 29, 2024

Iraqi government discusses vertical farming with Vertical Future

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March 4, 2024

Unreasonable Impact announces new roster of ventures for UK & Europe programme

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