Gamaya, a Swiss AgTech startup active in smart farming, will showcase its innovative hyperspectral imaging technology for agriculture at F&A Next conference, the first European platform for investors, startups and scale-ups in the food and agricultural domain. The conference will take place at Wageningen Campus in Netherlands on 25-26th of May 2016. F&A Next will bring high potential startups from the food and agricultural industry together with potential investors, serving as a springboard to greater innovation and a better business for all.It's well known that fact, that a world population will reach 9 billion in 2050, and this creates a major challenge to increase food productivity by 70% over the next 30 years. The main topic of the F&A Next conference is to discuss fundamental changes needed to boost food productivity.Our CEO, Yosef Akhtman, will be among speakers of the Panel called Farming: "More with Less", to discuss how to increase yield efficiency to grow production and meet future demands while optimizing the usage of agrochemical inputs, such as fertilizers, chemicals and etc.Gamaya addresses commodity crops cultivation challenges by providing a comprehensive solution for large-scale diagnostics of crops based on a novel hyperspectral imaging technology and Big Data analytics. We empower large industrial farming businesses with unprecedented level of situational awareness, allowing for significant cost savings, as well as improvement of quality and quantity of yield. We help farmers to increase profit margin per hectare up to 100%. Examples of services include early alerts for disease, pests and weeds, optimum rates of application for fertilizers, as well as prediction of yield. Currently, we provide solution for soybean and sugarcane growers.
Article date: Morges, May 2016
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