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Denisa Naidin, Newton Fund Portfolio Manager

Denisa Naidin

Denisa is Newton Fund Portfolio Manager. She manages Innovate UK’s joint collaborative research and development competitions with emerging global markets, delivered through the Newton Fund.
Denisa joined Innovate UK in 2015 to work on an international collaboration in the field of robotics for the elderly, before starting to work on expanding our global portfolio.
She has an academic background in economics and international relations, and a keen interest in enabling governments to leverage funding for business and social development.

Business opportunities in the China's agri-tech sector

Hydroponics infrastructure for precision farming, China

The Internet of Pigs is a good mix of high-tech platform and Chinese humour, but its creators at Beijing-based company Nongxin claim it is the solution to the country’s food security challenges. Home to one of the world’s largest populations, …