20 stories about Agtech
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The Israeli agritech startups leading crop innovation

28.08.22|Yonatan Sredni
CTech profiles some of the most innovative Israeli startups using AI and machine learning to optimize crop yields, identify pests, and minimize pesticide use

Volcani International and Releaf partnering to boost African agriculture with Israeli tech

31.05.22|James Spiro
The hope is that it will act as a path for other ecosystems to collaborate on a similar framework in other sectors.

BARD approves $6.5 million for 21 new research grants

26.05.22|James Spiro
Over the past 42 years, BARD has funded more than 1,400 projects totaling more than $340 million to date.
Ori Ben Ner SupPlant

SupPlant raises $27 million to help farmers fight climate change

The Israeli startup recently launched an API product, a sensor-less technology that has served 500,000 female maize farmers in Kenya over the last season
PlantArcBio הצוות של מימין  ד"ר דרור שליטין ד"ר נועם גרעמברג ד"ר ערבה שתיל כהן ד"ר אביבה כץ

PlantArcBio’s herbicide-tolerant gene for soybean and cotton receives regulatory exemption

06.01.22|Hezi Sternlicht
The Israeli ag-biotech company is engaged in research and development in the field of gene discovery and biological components to improve plant traits
צוות גרינאיי

Greeneye raises $22 million for AI crop protection

16.12.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup utilizes AI and deep learning technology to transform the weed and pest control process in agriculture, reducing up to 90% of herbicide and chemical usage
Aviram Shmueli Yair Shahar Ben Alfi BWR

Blue White Robotics raises $37 million in Series B for autonomous farming

23.09.21|James Spiro
The company ‘retrofits’ existing infrastructure in farming operations with autonomous algorithms
Margalit Startup City Galil Crowd

Margalit Startup City Galil opens ahead of Foodtech ‘revolution’

02.09.21|James Spiro
The International Foodtech Center marks the official arrival of Galilee onto Israel’s high-tech scene
Fieldin founders from left to right Boaz Bachar, CEO and Iftach Birger COO

Smart farming: Fieldin raises $30 million in Round B

01.09.21|Meir Orbach
The Agtech company helps commercial farmers by turning their lands into autonomous, smart farms. The fundraising effort was led by Fortissimo capital
Agtech Forum

The first EMEA Agtech Forum kicks off, connecting VCs and entrepreneurs

22.07.21|James Spiro
The event took place online but the forum hopes to meet in person later this year in Dubai
עגבניה גידול עגבניות חווה

Costa Group to start deploying Arugga’s pollination robots across Australian tomato fields

The Israeli startup aims to help growers solve critical challenges related to more efficient pollination and reduced labor costs, while reducing the spread of viruses with its non-contact solutions
גיל שלו מייסד מנכ"ל אקווינום

Equinom raises $20 million in Series C to boost plant-based nutrition solutions

22.06.21|Meir Orbach
“Leveraging our cutting-edge seed-to-plate food-application technology to create source ingredients, Equinom helps market-leading food brands turn regular food into super food,” said CEO Gil Shalev
אורי בן נר מנכ"ל SubPlant

Agtech company SupPlant raises $10 million to boost development of sensor-less irrigation system

The Israeli startup is aiming to have over 2 million smallholder farmers in Africa and India utilizing its new technology in 2022
דניאל קופל חברת פרוספרה

Prospera founders set to net over $100 million from sale to Valmont

06.05.21|Meir Orbach
VC fund Bessemer expected to receive $60 million from the acquisition of the Israeli agtech company
עובדי חברת פרוספרה

Israeli agtech startup Prospera acquired by Valmont for $300 million

05.05.21|Meir Orbach
Prospera, which became the first local agtech company to be acquired, is a developer of machine vision technologies that continuously monitor and analyze plant development, health and stress
ד"ר אפרת גרינוולד

Saffron Tech appoints Dr. Efrat Greenwald as new Chief Data Scientist

Greenwald, an experienced agtech researcher, was brought in to help grow the company’s protocol IP and analyze its information technology systems
David Freidenberg Saffron Tech

The race is on to bring ‘Red Gold’ to Israelis

11.04.21|James Spiro
Saffron is considered the most valuable material in the world. This company intends to grow it themselves
Ilana Glotman FiledIn

Fieldin: “In times of a pandemic there is no one size fits all”

Balancing work and personal lives isn’t easy - and it’s only made more difficult during lockdowns
Nadav Liebermann CropX

Israel’s CropX partners with NASA Harvest for agtech initiatives

25.03.21|James Spiro
The companies will conduct a 12-month pilot in Arizona before expanding nationally and globally
נמרוד טבנקין מייסד אילסר

Israeli truffle-growing startup secures $5 million from AP Partners

15.03.21|Meir Orbach
ILSAR uses advanced agtech to produce a fungus fit for fine restaurants around the globe