XGro is a young start up founded in 2017 with an aim to expand the scope of Precision Farming in India. With expertise in farming technologies like Aeroponics, hydroponics and vertical farming, Xgro provides modular systems with applications in commercial farming. Their first product, XGrass is a fodder cultivation system for animal husbandry with applications in Dairy farming. The future product pipelines include XGreen which is a modular leafy greens production unit for commercial farming.
Xgro is jointly incubated at SIIC, IIT-Kanpur and Venture Center, and they have received grants and support from the Department of Science and Technology and BIRAC for research purposes. Xgro is founded by Ms. Kavita Ray, who is a NIDHI EIR Fellow at Venture Center.
Intignus Biotech is a biotechnology company that is focused on discovering and developing diagnostic tests for rapid, low-cost, and early detection of human diseases. Their special focus area is maternal and child health care and the timely detection of pregnancy-related disorders. They are currently working on an early screening device for preeclampsia.
Intignus was founded by Vaishnavi Kulkarni, a NIDHI EIR Fellow at Venture Center.
Ninsar Agritech aims to develop technologically advanced, sustainable and diverse solutions for farmers, thereby improving farm productivity. They are currently focused on providing an accurate and timely soil testing service to the farmers, based on which they make crop-specific fertilizer recommendations. They are also in the process of developing a handheld soil testing device, which will provide on-the-spot soil health data to the farmer. Ninsar Agritech Pvt. Ltd. has been co-founded by Dr. Vikram Shete, Dr. Rasika Shete and Dr. Gayatri Gurjar. Vikram is a NIDHI EIR Fellow at Venture Center.
Divish Mobility was formed in 2018 with a vision of fostering mass adoption of electric mobility in India. They currently offer 2W electric vehicle (EV) users a charged-battery-as-a-service that is enabled by their (patent pending) battery charging hardware technology and an IoT ecosystem. Their battery charging hardware consists of an Internet-connected battery swap station made for India. The swap station is agnostic to battery type and can be monitored and updated remotely. Their hardware and IoT ecosystem combined with a unique retailing model will significantly accelerate the adoption of EVs by reducing the total cost of ownership and provide the convenience and robustness of a petrol pump model.
Divish Mobility was founded by Ashwin Shankar, NIDHI EIR fellow at Venture Center.
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