Initially built to monitor, store and analyse temperature and humidity data for the life sciences sector, Hark’s cloud platform is now being used more widely.

Last year it ran a trial with a huge UK supermarket and has been working with them since to roll out its technology across the supermarket’s estate, collecting and processing data around energy and buildings.

CEO Jordan Appleson is keen to expand Hark’s presence in the energy and manufacturing sectors as well as targeting retail.

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