Gamaya is shortlisted for Pionierpreis 2015
Gamaya has been included in top-15 start-ups, which are considered for the nomination of the 2015 Pioneer Award (Pionierpreis) from Technopark, Zurich.Â The Pioneer Award, CHF 98 ‘696.04, is granted to the start-ups, which provideÂ remarkably innovative, market orientedÂ and sociallyÂ relevant services and products.Â In addition to the grantingÂ of the prize money, the Pioneer Award aims to encourage entrepreneurship, bring public attentionÂ to the companyÂ and serve as a quality label in Switzerland.Â The Pioneer Award (Pionierpreis) is one of the most important innovation awards in Switzerland.Â We are really pleased for such appreciation of our unique and innovative hyperspectral imaging solution, and believe that this is a great opportunity for start-up community in Switzerland. More information on the website of the Pioneer Award and the Swiss startup news channel StartupTicker.
Gamaya, based in EPFL Innovation park, provides integrated services for large-scale airborne monitoring and diagnostics of farmland, thanks to its novel and unique hyperspectral imaging technology. Gamaya technology delivers high-resolution, high-precision diagnostics of crop diseases, the proliferation of invasive species and environmental stresses, which will facilitate the targeted delivery of the necessary treatments. The Gamaya hyperspectral imaging solution reduces the costs of both data acquisition and its processing by a factor of 10, while providing a 20-30% increase in yields for its customers. Gamaya makes the monitoring of vegetation a highly profitable business.