In Ukraine, AGRITECH UNIT has been launched - a new platform for the development of high technologies in the agricultural sector, created by the team of the innovative park UNIT.City.
This is reported by the press service of the organizers of the project.
Thus, on November 9, UNIT.City announced the launch of the AGRITECH UNIT platform aimed at developing innovations in the agricultural sector. The first initiative of the platform was the publication of a review of the Ukrainian agritech industry. In partnership with SmartFarming, the team of the innovation park explored the market of agrarian innovations in Ukraine and presented the first map of agritech projects.
Besides, within the framework of AGRITECH UNIT the international competition of innovative solutions for farms in developing countries - AGRITECH Challenge will start already in the end of November.
The competition was initiated by the Chairman of the Ukrainian-Netherlands Business Council Oleksii Pavlenko with the support of the Singapore Fund Forum and the innovative park UNIT.City.
The winners will receive $ 10 thousand and the opportunity to realize their project in the market of South-East Asia.
Ukrainian agritech-start-ups, agroholdings, technology companies, international partners can join the cooperation with AGRITECH UNIT. The platform provides them with ample opportunities for networking, expert advice and testing ideas.
According to the CEO of UNIT.City Maks Yakover, already now about a third of the residents of the innovation park belong to the agritech-market, and now there is a center for such companies.
"The preparation of the industry survey and cooperation with the residents gave us an understanding of the main problems and needs in this area. We will be a platform that will be able to provide expertise and select teams to create new market solutions, " says the expert.