ICT International is an innovative agribusiness located in Armidale.
ICT International is a world-class technology company which has a clear export focus. ICT International designs, manufactures and deploys bespoke, integrated, wireless monitoring solutions for commercial agriculture and for scientific research in the natural and agricultural environments. ICT International currently exports to over 51 countries annually.
Chief Executive Officer of ICT International, Susan Cull, said the company works with the best soil, plant and environmental scientists globally and in Australia, to commercialise critical IP and scientific knowledge to produce a family of unique wireless monitoring solutions for commercial agriculture and for scientific research in the natural and agricultural environments. All from its home base of Armidale, in the New England region of NSW.
“Armidale has provided us with world leading personal and business infrastructure assets such as direct fibre to the premise, a multi serviced airport, world class export freight services, accounting and legal services, both private and public schools, a liveable clean green city landscape and a rich arts culture.”
ICT International’s unique family of digital sensors and dataloggers has been developed to measure key plant and soil parameters for the advancement of plant and soil research for example; to address physiological and yield limitations of plants to water stress; to address ecosystem response to climate change; to evaluate plant genetics; and in commercial agriculture and horticulture to significantly increase yield & quality whilst reducing irrigation water use especially in tree crop and vine production.
“Key to our success in Armidale has been the access it provides to a deep collegial cohort of like-minded people who understand the value of creating and innovating new services and products to build and capitalise on our regional intellectual assets.”