Centre for Cellular And Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), has established a Centre of Excellence in Agri Innovation with support from Govt of Karnataka’s Dept of ITBT and Dept of Agri, to bring about transformational changes in agriculture . The center focuses on identifying key pain points in agriculture, attracting innovators to find & develop solutions for the identified curated list of challenges and further nurture these innovations and facilitate their validation and deployment.
C-CAMP has identified Top 3 problem statements and this challenge has been thrown open for startups/innovators to address in the first call for applications:
1. A quick accurate affordable POC method for testing a) macro/micro-nutrient in soil and/or plant tissue and b) microbial diversity in soil.
2. Technology to increase the shelf life of produce and minimize post-harvest losses using chemical/biological/IR methods.
3. A technology for detection and treatment of white stem borer infestation in Coffee.
The scheme offers up to 50 L INR investment per startup, along with mentorship and hand-holding.
For more details, please visit : https://www.ccamp.res.in/coe-agri-grand-challenges
Link for application: https://bit.ly/3iSkdGz
Deadline: 30th Nov 2021
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