NETHERLANDS – Quantified Sensor Technology, a Dutch wireless sensor manufacturer has clinched the top spot in the start- and scale-up challenge organized by GreenTech Americas.

The challenge was organized in collaboration with the Netherlands Embassy in Mexico, the Netherlands Business Support Office Querétaro, UTEQ, and AVAG.

The event aimed to provide a platform for young and innovative Dutch companies to make a direct impact on the Latin American horticulture market, offering exposure and opportunities for investment and partnerships.

Outshining seven other notable entries, Quantified Sensor Technology’s success grants them the chance to showcase their groundbreaking and sustainable solutions for the Latin American horticulture sector at the upcoming GreenTech Americas exhibition.

Scheduled to unfold at the Querétaro Congress Center (QCC) in Mexico from March 12 to March 14, 2024, the exhibition promises a significant platform for the winning startup.

The challenge was part of the GreenTech Americas initiative, which focuses on the specific needs of growers, breeders, and suppliers in Mexico and the rest of the Americas.

Innovation for Sustainable Horticulture

Quantified Sensor Technology specializes in manufacturing wireless sensors tailored for the Horticultural and Agricultural markets.

Their sensors, known for being affordable, easy to install, and operationally efficient, empower growers by providing crucial insights to optimize water consumption.

By monitoring factors such as soil moisture and environmental conditions, these sensors help growers enhance yield and quality simultaneously. The company currently serves clients in Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Africa.

Wendele van der Wiele from the Netherlands Embassy in Mexico, part of the jury, highlighted the company’s versatility, stating, “Useable for different technological levels,” and commended them as “an option for existing platforms that offers an affordable and sustainable solution.”

Recognition for Exceptional Entries

While Quantified Sensor Technology claimed the top spot, all participating entries received honorable mentions.

The diverse range of companies included Corvus Drones, Moleda, Flavour Shield, A-Grow Tech, CE Line International, FOTONIQ, and Saia Agrobotics.

The judging criteria encompassed the degree of innovation, sustainability, presentation, and suitability for the Mexican and Latin American markets.

Prize and Recognition

Quantified Sensor Technology’s victory brings them a flight ticket to Mexico and a booth at the GreenTech Americas exhibition.

Additionally, they have the privilege of presenting their innovative solutions on the GreenTech Stage during one of the three days of the show.

Annie van de Riet from AVAG, part of the jury, emphasized Quantified Sensor Technology’s potential in the Mexican market, stating, “Also, they have great opportunities for the Mexican Market.”

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