Quantified Sensor Technology wins start and scale-up challenge Mexico
The Dutch company Quantified Sensor Technology emerged as the winner of the start- and scale-up challenge.
This challenge is a collaborative effort by GreenTech Americas, the Netherlands Embassy in Mexico, the Netherlands Business Support Office Querétaro, UTEQ, and AVAG. The Dutch start-up stood out among 8 entries, and now has the opportunity to showcase their solutions for the Latin American horticulture market at GreenTech Americas in March 2024.
The start- and scale-up challenge was organized for the fourth time in the framwork of GreenTech Americas. It gives young and innovative companies from the Netherlands a direct entrance to the Latin American horticulture market and brand exposure also in case they are looking for investors or partners.
Winner and entries
Quantified Sensor Technology is a wireless sensor manufacturer for Horticultural and Agricultural markets. The sensors are "affordable, easy to install and operate, and provide growers with tools to reduce water consumption." The insights provided aim to enable growers to improve yield and quality at the same time. The sensors can operate stand-alone in low-tech greenhouses or can be connected to climate and irrigation computers in mid-tech or high-tech environments. Currently Quantified serves customers in Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Africa.
The other entries were: Corvus Drones, Moleda, Flavour Shield, A-Grow Tech, CE Line International, FOTONIQ, and Saia Agrobotics. The entries were judged on the degree of innovation, level of sustainability, presentation, and suitability for the Mexican and Latin American markets.
Quantified Sensor Technology has won a flight ticket to Mexico and a booth at the show. They are also able to pitch their innovation during a timeslot on the GreenTech Stage on one of the three days of the show.
The jury consisted of Wendele van der Wiele (Netherlands Embassy in Mexico), Frank Hoogendoorn (Netherlands Embassy in Mexico), Steven Büter (NBSO), Annie van de Riet (AVAG), Bernardo Carranza (UTEQ) and Mariska Dreschler (GreenTech). They selected Quantified Sensor Technology as it is: “Useable for different technological levels”, “An option for existing platforms and offers an affordable and sustainable solution”, “Also, they have great opportunities for the Mexican Market”.
GreenTech Americas is part of the GreenTech portfolio and focuses on Mexico as well as the rest of the Americas. The goal is to meet the specific needs of growers, breeders and suppliers. GreenTech Americas enables a greater exchange of knowledge, experiences, and success stories of the horticultural industry in this region. The show is organized by RAI Amsterdam and Informa Markets.
The teams of both NBSO Querétaro and the Netherlands Embassy in Mexico are more than happy to meet visitors of the event at their booth (#145)