Dr Harty addressed the Nuffield 2016 Contemporary Scholars’ Conference in the Cavan Crystal Hotel, discussing innovation, technology and new thinking in agri-food.
Nuffield International hosts the week-long annual conference for newly- selected scholars. It is hosted by member countries and rotated between the northern and southern hemispheres.
Dr Harty was 2012 international and overall Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
He has some 50 patent applications filed. Dairymaster’s MooMonitor+ has won multiple global awards for innovation.
The Cavan conference was also addressed by Bill O’Keeffe, chairman of Nuffield Ireland, whose topic was ‘growing your business through staff’.