Euratechnologies the number one incubator of startups in France unveiled on February 2nd its latest hub dedicated to technologies in the agriculture sector. This new hub for AgroTech and AgriTech will act as a startup incubator and accelerator for entrepreneurs and key industry players.
During the inauguration, a round table on “Big Data and Precision Agriculture” was hosted by Agridées. IBM, Karnott, ISAGRI and Skapánê were all present to discuss and debate the following themes:
- Use of data collected from agricultural activities
- Simplification and automation of data entry
- Management and modulation of the nitrate fertilizer doses
- Meteorological data Accuracy
- Hyper customization of the services
- increased Intelligence
- Agriculture Precision
Collaboration and experimentation at the heart of the hub
According to Amber Ogborn, the project’s manager, “This new incubator aims at welcoming young talented entrepreneurs and at allowing them to experiment, to develop and to test their project in association with farmers and partnered companies”. EuraTechnologies decided to implant this new incubator to Willems, to take advantage of the wealth of the region in terms of farmland, but also for the closeness of the actors. To promote research and the innovation, the hub of 120m² will hold four challenges a year dedicated exclusively to the technological projects surrounding agricultural customs. The best projects of every challenge will officially join the incubator.