In a world that’s grappling with food security, sustainability, and climate change, AgriTech stands at the confluence of technology and agriculture. By marrying the latest technological advancements with age-old farming practices, we aim to address some of the critical challenges outlined by the UNSDGs. Helpful Engineering’s dedication to AgriTech, as part of our broader commitment to open engineering solutions, strives to pave the way for a more sustainable, efficient, and resilient agricultural sector.
Develop IoT-based solutions for precision farming, such as sensors, monitoring systems, and data analytics platforms that optimize the use of water, fertilizers, and pesticides while maximizing crop yields.
Design innovative systems for vertical farming and urban agriculture that maximize space utilization, reduce resource consumption, and promote sustainable food production in urban areas.
Create genetic engineering or breeding techniques to develop drought-resistant crops, improving agricultural resilience in regions facing water scarcity and climate change.
Develop advanced robotics and automation solutions for agricultural tasks such as planting, harvesting, and monitoring, reducing labor costs and improving efficiency.
Design technologies and systems that promote sustainable livestock management, such as precision feeding, health monitoring, and waste management solutions.
Develop energy-efficient, climate-controlled greenhouse systems that optimize growing conditions and resource usage for various crops.
Create portable, affordable devices for real-time soil health monitoring and testing, enabling farmers to make data-driven decisions to maintain soil fertility and productivity.
Develop solutions to optimize the agricultural supply chain, reducing food waste, improving traceability, and enhancing overall efficiency.
Explore innovative techniques for producing alternative protein sources, such as plant-based proteins, insect farming, or lab-grown meat, to address the growing demand for sustainable food options.
Design financial technology solutions that cater to the unique needs of the agricultural sector, such as microloans, crop insurance, and digital platforms for accessing financial services.