Funding

Grants4Tech SeedSensor

What
  • SeedSensor Challenge: Building a seed sized sensor solution that monitors soil properties relevant for seed germination and early growth.  How to create an environmentally-friendly SeedSensor and start data-driven yield optimization once seeds hit the ground?
Where

Global

Who
  • Universities
  • Startups and Life Science Companies
  • Other academic research institutes
What do we offer
  • Six finalist Teams will be invited to present their solution in the finalist competition. The top three will receive an award of 40,000 €, 20,000 € and 15,000 € respectively. A further 10,000 € will be awarded to each three remaining finalists.

The Grants4Tech initiative welcomes and provides grants for innovative tech solutions in production in the life-science industry.

  • SeedSensor Challenge: Building a seed sized sensor solution that monitors soil properties relevant for seed germination and early growth.  How to create an environmentally-friendly SeedSensor and start data-driven yield optimization once seeds hit the ground?

  • Universities
  • Startups and Life Science Companies
  • Other academic research institutes

  • Six finalist Teams will be invited to present their solution in the finalist competition. The top three will receive an award of 40,000 €, 20,000 € and 15,000 € respectively. A further 10,000 € will be awarded to each three remaining finalists.
Grants4Tech SeedSensor

How to apply?

Step 1

Submit your proposal on our webpage https://grants4tech.bayer.com

Step 2

Proposal review period: All eligible proposal entries will be judged and scored by a review panel. The six proposal entries ranked highest by the review panel will be invited to attend the finalist event.

Step 3

Development phase: Selected finalists prepare for the competition and can ask for support from industry partners

Step 4

Finalist event and prize winners announcement on an industry fair (e.g. Cube TechFair)