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"The infrastructure play in the insect farming ecosystem!
The insect protein market is expected to grow 10x in the coming decade (30% CAGR). Probably a better investment than Bitcoin!
What I didn't know is that cricket farming is bloody hard, with losses amounting to up to 50%.
I love how Bug Mars is tackling the problem, leveraging AI and computer vision to monitor cricket health in insect farms. And they are raising right now."
Solving real world problems with #AI?
This free event hosted by Tech Yukon will cover how, from fire safety to food security.
With Bug Mars' Chief Insect Officer Dr. Lee Bess
With the help of AI and other high-tech interventions, raising crickets may help farmers navigate supply issues and maximize sustainability.
Canadian startup Bug Mars optimizes insect farm management through artificial intelligence (AI). Its platform, Hexapod, offers 24-hour surveillance using cameras and sensors, eliminating manual checks for pests, food/water reserves, mold, temperature, humidity, and hatching. Hexapod captures images and instantaneously reviews them, continuously tracking temperature, pests, and insect count.
Over time, the system predicts potential issues, recommends actions, and refines its accuracy and predictions with the increased data flow. A dashboard provides automated alerts directly to devices and allows customization based on individual needs. Thus, through detailed sensor data and continuous alerts, the platform expands productivity, reduces insect mortality, and streamlines farming processes in general.
Finally, in First Place, was Natalie Duncan (Canada) of Bug Mars AI, a venture working to develop AI software that enhances insect farming efficiency, reducing operational costs and promoting insect-based protein sources for a sustainable food future.
Four developments in food technology that prove you can satisfy your hunger without hurting the Earth.
While funding for Series A and B raises have decreased, investors are still interested in companies that show strong fundamentals.
“The only barriers are systemic” with Natalie Duncan of Bug Mars
The APEC Catalyst Pitch Competition is thrilled to announce the Semifinalists for its 2023 edition. Organized in collaboration with the APEC Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) and the United States' GIST Initiative, this competition centers on empowering female innovators in the field of climate solutions.
Ventures supported by the RBC Women in Cleantech Accelerator are pushing clean technologies in exciting new directions.
Motivation for and commitment to creating a better and more sustainable planet.
Innovation Factory #innovator and i.d.e.a. Fund recipient, Bug Mars has been accepted into the 2022-2024 cohort for RBC Women in Cleantech Accelerator.
Natalie Duncan, is the visionary CEO and Co-founder of Bug Mars Inc. The company uses AI to refine insect farming by reducing labour with 24/7 monitoring and providing real-time pest and disease alerts to farmers.
One of those funding recipients is Bug Mars, a biotechnology research company that specializes in smart, scalable and automated insect farming. The business was founded in early 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, when environmental and supply chain issues were highlighted.
Bug Mars uses technology to improve supply reliability, meeting growing demand for sustainable protein sources and reducing ecological impact. T
Recent deals reveal the major demand for the country’s GHG-reducing climate solutions.
Coming in at third place was Bug Mars taking home a $7,500 cash prize for their innovative insect-based AI technology solutions that enable farmers to grow insects without disease, lowering costs and making alternative proteins a critical piece of the agricultural landscape.
We are pleased to share our first client testimonial video. Thank you, Seth Hardy, Co-founder and CTO at Bug Mars, for taking the time out of your busy schedule to detail your experience as a client of IPON!
It's great to hear about how IPON has been able to help Bug Mars maximize the value of hashtag#IP and compete in today’s global market.
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the MaRS Climate Impact conference in Toronto. Apart from representing Growcer, I was on a mission to uncover how Canada's climate investment space is shaping up, to discover what’s hitting home with founders, and pinpoint where Canada can really grab some opportunities in this climate transition journey.
The Climate Award will recognize top startups from the 2023 U.S. Early Stage Program with solutions that can help humanity better understand and reduce the effects of climate change.
Today, 20 innovative companies received non-repayable contributions of $600,000 from Innovation Factory, in partnership with Innovation Guelph, through the Government of Canada-supported i.d.e.a Fund.
IoT and Machine Learning can help farmers provide more food with fewer resources, so long as the devices in the field and the backend systems are secure.
Seth Hardy, co-founder and CTO of Bug Mars, a precision agtech company for insect farms, discusses his SecTor 2022 presentation, drawing upon his more than 20 years of security experience in his new role in sustainable food production.
MassChallenge has invited 250 startups to participate in to our 2022 U.S. Early Stage Accelerator program. This cohort is comprised of entrepreneurs from across the globe who are answering the call to create sustainable change across 42 industries.
Bug Mars is changing how we farm insects, through machine learning and computer vision to achieve increased productivity, efficiency, and profitability, making sustainable protein accessible for everyone.
A new group of entrepreneurs has joined the RBC Women in Cleantech Accelerator, and they’re changing everything from the food we eat to the clothes we wear.
We are contributing to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals through our innovative solutions and sustainable practices.