Company: Biobest in collaboration with PATS
Category: Innovation Award - The most revolutionising idea
Product description: Scouting is the first crucial step of successful IPM. Trap-Eye™ fully automates sticky trap monitoring. It uses a dense network of scouting devices to take pictures of sticky traps, which are analysed by our artificial neural network to count both pests and beneficial insects. This provides profitable, accurate, and high-density scouting data to make better IPM decisions anytime and anywhere.
Heistek: “A strong collaboration with a startup and an innovative combination of technology and biology. A very impressive and rapid product development journey from concept to a market-ready product. With this winner, the jury expects a major contribution to sustainability.”