BioConsortia is an agricultural biotechnology company that uses a proprietary method for the selection of beneficial microbial consortia for crop improvement. The company has pipeline products and research projects for: enhanced fertilizer utilization and substitution of N, P, K and S; plant growth improvement of harvestable yield, root mass and accelerated development; other desirable crop traits such as abiotic tolerance, biotic resistance and enhanced metabolite expression. BioConsortia partners with crop protection and plant breeding companies to bring the benefits of microbial science and biotechnology to sustainable crop production.

Blue River Technology

Case Study

Blue River Technology employs computer vision and robotics technologies to build intelligent solutions for the agricultural industries.

Blue River Technology

Blue River Technology serves farmers with revolutionary computer-vision based robots that unlock greater yield potential. In less than a second our proprietary systems identify key characteristics about each plant and take the precise, appropriate action necessary to maximize yields. We envision a future where “every plant counts” and farmers can care for each plant in their field through the use of robotics. We’ve begun by targeting vegetable crops in CA and AZ, and plan to expand to other crops soon. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds in robotics, computer vision, agriculture and business.

Climate Corporation

Case Study Alumni

The Climate Corporation aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations. The company’s proprietary technology platform delivers the best measurements, insights and execution tools to farmers through a combination of hardware, software and services. These tools help farmers manage the risks they can’t control with unique insurance solutions and make better decisions with the things they can control with unique web and mobile apps, in-field hardware execution tools and agronomic services.


Granular powers the world’s most efficient farms. The company’s cloud software and analytics platform helps farmers become more efficient and make better business decisions.

Hampton Creek

Hampton Creek is a technology company pioneering the food space using plants from all over the world, and a mission to bring healthier and more affordable food to everyone, everywhere. Its first product, Just Mayo is available nationwide in Whole Foods, Walmart, Target, Dollar Tree, ShopRite, Kroger, Publix, HEB, select Costco warehouses, and over 1200 natural channel stores. Hampton Creek also has a strong partnership with Compass Group, the largest food service company in the world. It recently launched an edible/bake-able cookie dough called Just Cookie Dough in select Whole Foods and Costco locations and will soon be releasing it nationally in Kroger stores as well.

Hampton Creek, Inc.

Hampton Creek Inc, is a food technology company specializing in the development of plant-based egg ingredients. Our product enables the world’s largest (and smallest) food companies to reduce costs, attract more customers, and embed sustainable innovation into their supply chains. Products that use Beyond Eggs look, taste and feel the same as if they contained eggs. The only difference? You save money, attract more customers, and embed sustainability deeper into your supply chain.

Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods is developing a new generation of meats and cheeses made entirely from plants. Their mission is to give people the great taste and nutritional benefits of foods that come from animals without the negative health and environmental impact.

NuTek Salt

NuTek Salt aims to create great-tasting and affordable food that enhances global health and wellness. NuTek Salt looks and tastes like salt, because it is salt! A naturally-sourced potassium salt for use by food manufacturers, food retailers and restaurant chains, NuTek Salt delivers unprecedented sodium reduction in excess of 50-percent, replaced with potassium, which a necessary nutrient, all without compromising taste.

Spyce, Inc.

Spyce Kitchen is a completely autonomous mini-restaurant that hopes to transform fast food by using robotic chefs.