Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Pakistani Startup EPTeck Won Silver Medal in Global Innovation Challenge Organized by FAO United Nations

According to the official source of Startup Pakistan, Pakistani Startup; EPTeck recently got 2nd Position and a silver medal globally in “Global AgriInno Challenge 2021” by the FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization) of United Nations.

In Global AgriInno Challenge 2021, a total of 157 innovative ideas from 37 countries were submitted. However, in only four weeks, 9 experts from world-renowned organizations evaluated the innovative products and also shortlisted the top 10 best products.

The final round of the challenge was quite interesting that consists of 36 hours of online training with different speakers and trainers to get ready for the final pitches. Moreover, after the final round, the results were announced which makes Pakistan proud.

EPTeck presented its innovative solution for Digital Agriculture named “RemoteWell” and got 2nd Position (Silver Medal) among 157 innovative products from 37 countries. The event was organized by the Food & Agriculture Organization of United Nations in cooperation with Zhejiang University, Ministry of Agriculture China, and International Telecommunication Union.

EPTeck Technologies is an embedded, automation, and software development company led by passionate Pakistani engineers based in Germany and Pakistan. The company is successfully providing a product sustainable solution for digital and precision agriculture.

EPTeck provides a solution that is easily adaptable to the existing ecosystem for farmers. It works through the farmer’s mobile app. The company impacts the Socio-Economic sustainable change in our culture and society.

The product that the EPTeck offers is ‘RemoteWell’ that is an IoT Device designed for tube wells and drip irrigation systems for switching, scheduling, controlling, and various electrical protections. It includes motor protection, energy monitoring and saving, predictive maintenance (addon), air and water quality monitoring (addon), and most important power consumed vs output water to monitor the efficiency of the overall system.

Moreover, the product is useful for water and energy conservation. Farmers, Government, and non-government agencies (including Government policymakers, and non-profit organizations) could be beneficial on multiple levels.

Smart control of Water Flow/ TubeWells and Smart Control of Drip Irrigation Deployed is handled through a RemoteWell. It is currently deployed in 7 districts of Pakistan Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Pakpattan, Okara, Lodhran, and Bahawalpur. The company has got a great response from farmers groups and deploying the product all over the country in 2022.

EPTeck is going for RemoteWell “Series B” production and after the local expansion in Pakistan, the company is ready to take this product to the international market starting from Turkey, Poland, and Morocco. Tech product exports will add huge value to the economy of Pakistan which must be encouraged at the highest level.

EPTeck is a fast-growing startup with a current headcount of 30+ in many countries. However, its effective team is behind the success of the organization that is continuously striving to excel not only in domestic but international markets also.

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