Saillog is a Winning Solution in the 2018 India Israel Global Innovation Challenge
Recognition of Agriculture Technology Startup
New Delhi, India: During the week of January 15, 2018, Saillog, an agriculture technology startup leveraging artificial intelligence algorithms to manage plant diseases and pests, received international recognition in the 2018 India Israel Global Innovation Challenge. The summit was broadcasted live throughout India and social media outlets. In attendance were Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Netanyahu. Saillog took home a Certificate of Achievement, which was signed as a winning solution by Ramesh Abhishek, the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry Government of India.
Of the company’s recent acknowledgment, Saillog CEO Nessi Benishti, PhD said, “It is a great honor to be recognized by the Indian and Israeli governments. We at Saillog seek to continue being a part of ending global food insecurity and hope this achievement brings us closer to farmers worldwide.”
Saillog develops numerous products providing technology solutions for disease and pest management. In 2017, Saillog launched Agrio, a smartphone app that is available in nine languages and has generated a global presence among small-scale farmers, large-scale farmers, and home gardeners.
About Saillog Ltd.: Saillog was created by Dr. Nessi Benishti, a theoretical physicist from Oxford University who cofounded Augmedics in 2014 and is now utilizing his expertise in computer vision and artificial intelligence to provide solutions to the agriculture sector.