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2019 AgTech Challenge

Five chosen startup teams are participating in a pilot focusing on collaborative AgTech solutions for urban food resilience.

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Congratulations to Our Winning AgTech Challenge Startups!

HATponics and HipScience

HATponics and HipScience

The team will create a near zero input farm facility that will function as a global model to provide food resilience solutions. The installation will involve STEM educational outreach while providing high-level social impact potential for the region.

Grow Computer and Capiana

Grow Computer and Copiana

The team will showcase an integrated, easy to install and easy to use "plug and play" vertical garden unit that can be implemented and monitored virtually anywhere

Ponix and Food Chain

Ponix

The team has innovated “farming-as-a-service” or “FAAS” via on-site, modular, stackable and fully-automated hydroponic farms.

These startups are redefining our food system

Urban Sprouts Farm and MμSCAH

Urban Sprouts Farm, MUSCAH and YoGardener

MμSCAH is a Mixed-use Shipping Container Affordable Housing concept meant to be a community improvement center dedicated to raising up local urban populations through crowdfunded investment and collaboration between the business, philanthropy and public.

WUNDERgrubs

WUNDERgrubs

WUNDERgrubs will harvest grubs as a micro-livestock that will then be manufactured into insect food products that are healthy and tasty, plus pack a nutritional punch.

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