- Frontier IP said its portfolio company Fieldwork Robotics had won a grant from the UK government Innovate UK Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to accelerate development of its raspberry-harvesting robot system.

The grant funding of £547,250 was towards a £671,484 project to create a multi-armed mobile robot prototype.

Frontier IP held a 27.5% stake in the company. Frontier IP provided Fieldwork with support for engineering and software development, fundraising and industry partnerships.

To support further development of its flexible and adaptable robotics technology, Fieldwork Robotics was expected to seek further funding from institutional and private investors during 2019, the company said.

At 9:56am: [LON:FIPP] Frontier IP Group PLC share price was 0p at 82p

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