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16 Sep, 2021

Moonsyst the 2021 winner of the Ifac Best Newcomer Award

For the past three years ifac have partnered with Enterprise Ireland on the Best Newcomer Award at the Innovation Award which take place annually at the National Ploughing Championships.

This years winner is Moonsyst. Moonsyst have developed a smart rumen monitoring system and is a market-ready internet of things (IoT) health, reproduction and sustainability solution for dairy and beef cattle.

The ifac Best Newcomer Award gives Moonsyst 12 months of complimentary consultancy services with access to the full range of skills and expertise within ifac. The winner can available of the ifac Business Growth Strategy process to help develop their go-to-market strategy. Ifac also work with winning companies on their funding applications to the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) or more frequently to Enterprise Ireland as well as providing tax advice and personal finance advice.

David Leydon, head of Food and AgriBusiness in ifac, said, “The Enterprise Ireland Innovation Awards are an important element of the agtech calendar. As Ireland looks to build our agtech ecosystem these awards play a key role in highlighting emerging technology and showcases innovative products, services and companies. Last year’s winner, Strongbó, have used all of the services we offer as part of the prize. We’re very much looking forward to supporting the Moonsyst team this coming year – their technology is part of the drive towards individualised animal care which has a very big future