Hans Kristian Westrum (Norway)

Soil Steam International AS is the first company in the world that have made a machine that kills the weed, seeds, fungus and harmful pathogens in the soil by using steam in a sustainable way. Their technology makes it possible for the farmer to produce more and healthier berries, fruit and vegetables using fewer pesticides and fertilizer. 57 Soil health is a top 5 priority to the EU for the next 5-year period, and their technology underpins 6 out of the 17 goals of sustainability from the UN.