Short Name: ImPlanta
Project Name: ImPLANTA – In-plant device for monitoring and diagnosing the physiological status of commercial crops
Entrepreneur Leader: Jorge Alberto Verdín Ramos
Principal Investigator Enrique Jaime Herrera López
Business Mentor: Karla Estela Cupa Lezo
Initial Business Thesis: In-plant device for monitoring and diagnosing the physiological state of cash crops to optimize resource use (water and fertilizers) and increase crop productivity.
Final Business Thesis: We offer farmers of high value crops (avocado, berries, pepper, tomato) integral services (sensor + data interpretation) of hydric and nutritional monitoring to increase their yields at least 5%.
Validated hypotheses: 6
Invalid hypotheses: 2
Industrial Sector: Agriculture; plantations, other rural sectors
Theme: Semiconductor (S) and Photonics (PH) Materials and Devices
Sustainable Development Goals 1: Hunger and Food Security
Sustainable Development Goals 2:Economic growth
Sustainable Development Objectives 3: Sustainable Production and Consumption.