Embarking today is a winding and complicated path, but that brings many rewards . Above all, if it is undertaken to build a better world and generate awareness. In this case, we tell you the story of 6 sustainable projects that gained recognition and success in the market. These small businesses were selected and nominated on different occasions by PROESUS (National Sustainable Entrepreneurs Program). Since all these companies emerge from outstanding and innovative initiatives in the promotion of sustainability and the use of new technologies in Argentina. They also have something more in common, besides undertaking sustainably, and they think it can be produced in another way. That's why they keep pace with your intuition to create innovative technologies and influence our Argentine field.
1. Deepagro (Casilda, Santa Fe)
This company is looking for new ways to fight weeds by minimizing the use of agrochemicals. For this, the goal is to develop a weed recognition device based on artificial intelligence . Thus, be able to see each plant in the batch and apply the products directly on the weeds, achieving a decrease of up to 70% in agrochemicals.
2. (Eco) serum (Maciá, Entre Rios)
They developed a biofertilizer based on the reuse of whey, in replacement of chemical synthesis fertilizers. With this new product, you can avoid contamination of watercourses by such waste. The beneficiaries are agricultural producers interested in changing the productive paradigm. Since their development they propose new forms of production, food and development.
3. Chicken bed pellets (Concepcion del Uruguay, Entre Rios)
It is an organic fertilizer , which arises from the need to give utility to the waste of poultry production. The pelletizing of the chicken bed reduces the bacterial load by 95% and allows better distribution of the material in the field. In addition, it can be used as organic fertilizer to reduce those of chemical type in agricultural production, along with the pollution associated with these materials . Building a new field is possible , and these entrerrians know it.
4. Uglyx (Formosa Capital)
It is a digital platform born to mitigate waste in the fruit-horticultural chain. It focuses on providing a safe and dynamic digital environment. Thus, those undervalued horticultural products, which would otherwise become waste , can effectively reach buyers. In addition, it offers the concept of “imperfect gondolas”, linking supermerchanists with producers to provide differentiated access to this type of products.
5. NANOTICA Agro (Caseros, Buenos Aires)
It is a company that emerges to develop technology that reduces the use of agrochemicals . Its goal is to take care of the environment and produce safer food. In addition, it aims to reduce the costs of producers and produce more quality food , positionable in demanding markets.
6. Michroma (Rosario, Santa Fe)
This project aims at the sustainable production of natural dyes developed by fermentation of filamentous fungi that replace those used today (synthetic and animal derivatives). Ricky Cassini, co-founder of Michroma explains: “Today most of the dyes used in the food industry are petroleum based , toxic and related to many health problems, from allergies and hyperactivity in children to cancer and rdquo ; Fighting this, Michroma arises .
Argentina, nacida en Córdoba. Investigadora en el área de lingüística. En formación constante sobre las Letras y sobre la vida, gracias a la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Mis experiencias en viajes me llevaron a aprender cada vez más idiomas y querer conocer diversas culturas desde adentro. Pienso en la escritura como una herramienta para transformar el mundo y volverlo un espacio justo y equilibrado.