Tauranga engineer named as tech award finalist



The Tauranga engineer who designed and built a kiwifruit picking robot for his PhD thesis has been named as a finalist for the NZ Young Innovator of the year award.

Robotics Plus director Alistair Scarfe was a finalist for the NZ Hi-Tech Young Achiever of the Year in 2012 and won the Tauranga Rocket Young Innovator of the Year title the year before. Read more…

Originally published by SunLive on 10th Sept 2015.