Aquaconnect, a technology-driven full-stack aquaculture inputs and outputs platform with embedded fintech, will be showcasing its technology solutions, as part of a startup delegation led by Umagine at Davos.
Aquaconnect is one among seven startups from Tamil Nadu visiting Davos, in the backdrop of the World Economic Forum’s annual meet scheduled between May 22-May 26, 2022. Aquaconnect will be seen as part of the Umagine Lounge in Davos, where it aims to attract interest towards India’s blue revolution powered by technology. Rajamanohar Somasundaram, Founder & CEO of Aquaconnect who is representing Aquaconnect in Davos, will demonstrate use cases and the need for a data-driven approach in aquaculture to improve productivity, sustainability and traceability of seafood.
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Briefing about the development, Somasundaram, said, “We are humbled and delighted with the opportunity to go global and share our learnings and impact stories in this sector with leaders from all over the world. We started our journey in 2017 with an aim to promote sustainable aquaculture among the farming communities and better farmer livelihoods. Today, Aquaconnect is at the forefront of transforming the aquaculture value chain through AI (Artificial Intelligence) and satellite remote sensing technology. Our goal is to make the system more efficient and provide access to technology for every stakeholder in the value chain. At Davos, we look forward to meeting and collaborating with the global community and demonstrating how technology is driving improvements in aquaculture.”
What is Umagine?
Umagine is a community-driven project by the Government of Tamil Nadu that aims to improve the technology ecosystem in the state and provide a breeding ground for deeptech companies in the state. Umagine will host its flagship summit in Chennai annually. The inaugural edition will be hosted between 21-23 September 2022. Currently, Umagine is reaching out to captains of global companies on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual meeting at the Umagine Lounge in Davos. As part of this, Umagine is leading a delegation of seven tech entrepreneurs who are creating an impact in their respective fields and contributing to the growth of the state.