Plastomics is developing technology to introduce beneficial traits into plant cells, creating crops that can withstand insects, diseases, and weeds while delivering higher yields and environmental benefits.
mobius is creating naturally biodegradable and compostable materials that can replace fertilizers for improved plant and soil health.
AgroSpheres is enabling the efficient and improved use of synthetic chemicals and biologicals with the goal of cutting chemical pesticide use by 50 percent.
EarthSense is deploying robotics and machine learning to collect data that will allow farmers to increase yields, eliminate superweeds, and improve crops.
TerViva is commercializing pongamia trees to increase the global supply of plant protein and vegetable oil while restoring agricultural land.
Pluton Biosciences is micromining and supplying microbes targeted at specific pests, including those with biological resistance to current products.
Aker automates the crop-scouting process by capturing and analyzing the presence and intensity of pests and pathogens below the crop canopy.
CoverCress is developing a winter crop that covers soil over winter, protecting it from harsh conditions, while producing a low carbon intensity crop for renewable fuel and food.
Intrinsyx Bio plant probiotics increase crop yield, reduce excess fertilizer, and improve soil and water conditions.
RNAissance Ag is developing a safe, effective, and environmentally sustainable insecticide for precision pest management.