Korean AgTech startup AG-Uni announced its expanding global business by entering the US market. AG-Uni provides a vertical farming system and solution to plan and produce high-value-added plant materials through precision agricultural technology. AG-Uni intends to provide technical solutions suitable for the American agricultural ecosystem. It will establish an American corporation to pass on the know-how of Korean medicinal crops to the United States.
AG-Uni analyzed the problems of each customer’s value chain in the Korean agricultural ecosystem and launched a solution suitable for it, GROWIDE (AG-Uni’s brand independently developed and provides an integrated solution capable of producing high value-added crops.
GROWIDE improved the soil structure using pneumatic pressure, the problem of continuous cropping was solved, and by securing uniformity and promoting growth through three-dimensional modular farming, standard production and rotation became possible to meet the increased demands of biomaterial companies and research institutes.
AG-Uni examines the fundamental reaction and physical structure of the root zone (soil and roots) and adds a standard mass production system for high value-added agricultural and bio-industrial materials to the technology to promote innovative, disease-free, and stable, high-quality growth. Through this, AG-Uni ultimately innovates agriculture and bio-industrial materials’ production and research ecosystem for safe bio-material research with the green bio-factory system.
AG-Uni’s precision agriculture has three major competitive advantages compared to conventional agriculture. First, the roots were developed without pests and diseases, and the production efficiency increased dramatically as the growth-promoting power increased. Second, it became possible to increase the production of textiles through eco-friendly and vertical agriculture. Finally, due to the introduction of AG-Uni’s technology, the speed increased by about 1.8 times, the number of copies increased almost twice, and the profitability increased by about 15 times. (Based on Angelica and Cynanchum bungei Decne).
AG-Uni, located in the Gyeongbuk Hemp Regulation Free Zone, has secured public credibility as a state-backed company through the duty to notify users, according to the National Narcotics Control Act. It is possible to preempt medical hemp, a star raw material, strategically, and it is possible to preempt and secure Korean customers with the supply authority according to the special zone business promotion system without a separate purchase contract.
AG-Uni aims to contribute to healthy human life by developing customized technology and establishing a stable agricultural life industry ecosystem as a provider that provides customized supply through customized production.
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