Agri-start up Agdhi bags $70,000 grant for ‘SeedVision’

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August 17, 2021 4:10 PM

SeedVision is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based seed phenotyping method that classifies critical parameters of a seed in a few minutes, Agdhi said.

Until the incumbents are fully onboard, investors of long-term patient capital will need to remain patient.Until the incumbents are fully onboard, investors of long-term patient capital will need to remain patient.

Bengaluru-based agri-start up Agdhi on Tuesday said it has bagged a Biotechnology Ignition Grant of USD 70,000 (around Rs 52 lakh) for its flagship product ‘SeedVision.’

SeedVision is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based seed phenotyping method that classifies critical parameters of a seed in a few minutes, it said.

Agdhi in a statement said it “has received a grant from BIG for USD 70,000/- for their flagship product, SeedVision- Seed Classifier and Quality Analyser”.

This product would help farmers get good seeds for cultivation and help growers improve the number of cycles because of faster payment realization from seed companies, it said.

Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) is a flagship programme of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), which is a not-for-profit public sector enterprise and largest early stage biotech funding programme.

 

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