Technology cluster RadarTech and the company MHP are launching a joint innovation accelerator for agricultural startups. It will be selected 25 projects, 10 of which will be full acceleration, and the winners will be able to cooperate with the MHP.
This was during the final of the Telekom accelerator RadarTech 2.0.reported co-founder Julia Poroshenko
According to her, countries such as Israel, Norway, Netherlands, Iceland, non-arable land and good weather conditions have become leaders in the food market with the introduction of modern innovation.
“Innovation in the agricultural sector is not only the drones. This and computer vision, and artificial intelligence, and robotics. Imagine what results we can achieve in Ukraine, provided that the innovation will be integrated into the sector”, – said Poroshenko.
HR Director MHP Xenia Progogine added that innovations are born not faster in corporations and in startups. However, corporations have all the resources for the development and support of new products.
“Being a little bit lazy, but rich, we decided that support startups and ideas that are already being implemented or only planned. We want to innovate and projects were born and developed in Ukraine, but also here. Talented people had the opportunity to develop their business in this country. We are ready to become investors and support to ensure that this happened,” she commented.
The final RadarTech 2.0 with the support of Kyivstar held the evening of October 4 in Kiev. The results of the vote, four of the 11 startups had the opportunity commercial launch with Kyivstar, another will be implemented within the framework of the corporate social responsibility of the Telecom operator.