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Plug and Play North Dakota Accepts 9 Startups Into Its Fifth Batch

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FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, Feb 14th, 2022 - Plug and Play North Dakota is thrilled to announce the nine startups selected for the fifth batch of its Agtech Program. This program aims to facilitate opportunities for pilots, POCs, and new relationships between the selected batch startups and Plug and Play's global ecosystem. Partners of the program include Bremer Bank and OCP North America.

The startups, chosen by partners of the program, represent a variety of new agriculture-specific innovations focused on soil sensing and analysis, field monitoring, precision farming, automation, and sustainability.

Click below to learn more about the nine startups participating in the program:

Barn Owl Precision Agriculture

Barn Owl provides farmers A.I. driven crop analysis and robotic operational support, to help farmers secure our food supply, implement regenerative farming practices, and re-discover a love for the job.

Primary Ocean

Primary Ocean is on a mission to regeneratively cultivate, sustainably harvest, process, and distribute seaweed products that have positive environmental and and economic benefits for plants, animals, people, and the planet.


Ecobloc is an IoT-enabled ultrasonic technology that eliminates rodent infestations in an eco-friendly and cruelty-free way.

SenseGrass Inc.

SenseGrass predicts the fertilizers and water content in soil to improve crop yield through NPK IoT devices.

Archipelago Technology

Archipelago’s powerdrop technology enables non-contact coating with virtually no waste that has multiple applications in agriculture.


Picsel develops data-driven solutions for crop credit and insurance.


GreenSight is building the robotics platform that empowers customers to rapidly create practical and scalable systems that solve global business challenges.


Thylacine Biosciences, a spin-out of Conversation X Labs, builds products to democratize genetic intelligence, giving anyone anywhere, the power of a genetics lab in the palm of their hand.


Uniphage is a bacteriophage and machine learning startup trying to protect crops and increase food security.

About Plug and Play

Plug and Play is the leading innovation platform, connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we're present in 40+ locations across five continents. We offer corporate innovation programs and help our corporate partners in every stage of their innovation journey, from education to execution. We also organize startup acceleration programs and have built an in-house VC to drive innovation across multiple industries where we've invested in hundreds of successful companies including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, N26, PayPal, and Rappi. For more information, visit https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/

Plug and Play North Dakota Contact: s.thorsrud@pnptc.com