b'SEED INNOVATION DAYS2023 SEED INNOVATION CHALLENGE FINALISTSFROM A FIELD OF 65 APPLICANTS, THE FOLLOWING FINALISTS WERE SELECTED TO TRAVEL TO SEED INNOVATION DAYS IN AUSTRIA TO PRESENT THEIR INNOVATIONS LIVE TO THE SEED INNOVATION CHALLENGE JURY.BY: MADELEINE BAERGAmphasys AG Cropin TechnologyFounded: 2012 Solutions Pvt. Ltd.Location: Switzerland Founded: 2010CEO: Marcel Ottiger Location: IndiaEmployees: 15-50 CEO: Krishna KumarProduct: Ampha P20 and Ampha Z40 Employees: 100+Description: Instruments to measure the condition of pollen cellsProduct: Cropin Cloudin a fast, easy, accurate way. The technology provides additionalDescription: Cropin Clouds key feature is global management of information to improve line selection, phenotyping, crop placement,R&D efforts by crop and variety, reducing costs and time through female to male ratio, DH production and access to informationa single source of truth. It also allows centralized seed production which was not available before.management with localization options based on preferred farming Market ready:practices, ensuring efficient farming. Previous testing: (customer use) Market ready: Certificates / standards: (EC) Previous testing: (on-farm field testing)Specially designed for seed production:Certificates / standards: (ISO)Arable CroptFounded: 2015 Founded: 2019Location: United States Location: SerbiaCEO: James Ethington CEO: Oskar MarkoEmployees: 100+ Employees: 6-14Product: Mark3 Product: Al models for optimal distribution/recommendation of Description: Arable provides sensors for the characterization ofseed varieties.trial fields. The Mark3 third generation sensor, recently launchedDescription: Al models are trained using satellite, soil, weather in Europe, was designed for research with a complete data portfolioand field data to predict behaviour of crops/varieties in different (climate, soil, plant health with our spectrometer, pictures from thelocations. Based on the predictions, the technology recommends the trial fields and irrigation monitoring) all fully integrated into theappropriate variety (or a portfolio of varieties). Winner of Syngenta application. Mark3 acts as a hub for wired and wireless sensors inCrop Challenge and GIAR Inspire Challenge.the field, connecting third party sensors through SDI-12, pulse,Market ready: analog, RS232 or Bluetooth. Previous testing: (on-farm field testing)Market ready: Previous testing: (field testing: on-farm and scientific) Green and SeedSpecially designed for seed production:Founded: 2019Location: South KoreaClimateAi CEO: Sung-jin ChoeFounded: 2017 Employees: 6-14Location: United States Product: Seed Film Cultivation (SFC)CEO: Himanshu Gupta Description: Seed Film Cultivation is a seed sowing technology Employees: 51-100 that attaches seeds to a biodegradable film, then spreads the film on Product: ClimateLens farmland and covers it with soil to make seed-soil contact, enabling Description: The ClimateLens platform provides short to long- high yields with less water, fertilizer, and labour. The technology term (1 day to 40 year) insights into weather and climate impact atconsists of a seed-attacher and a mulcher.a crop and region-specific level. Helps seed companies assess keyMarket ready: risks (heat stress, frost, pest/disease) for crop suitability to optimizePrevious testing: (on-farm field testing)breeding, R&D, sales & marketing and production efforts. Specially designed for seed production: (exclusively)Market ready: Previous testing: (on-farm field testing)30ISEED WORLD EUROPEISEEDWORLD.COM/EUROPE'