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Plug and Play Topeka Announces Startups For Their First Batch

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TOPEKA, KANSAS, March 31, 2021 -- Plug and Play Topeka has announced 10 startups that were selected for the first batch of their new Animal Health 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. Founding partners of the program include Cargill, Evergy, and Hills Pet Nutrition.

The startups, chosen by partners of the program, represent a broad range of new innovations focused on things like packaging, food safety, pet and livestock health, as well as energy.

Click below to learn more about the 10 startups participating in the program:


Ampcontrol offers an AI-powered software to optimize the charging of electric vehicles for fleet operators and charging networks.


Transforming Microbial Safety.


GBatteries is on a mission to enable electric vehicles to charge as fast as it takes to fill up a tank of gas.


Heila is accelerating the adoption of clean and distributed energy by using the Heila EDGE® – an end-to-end control and optimization platform to simplify the installation and operation of even the most complex DER systems.


NanoSpy develops rapid detection biosensors for economical in-field, point-of-use diagnostics without the need for sample labeling/pre-enrichment, laboratories, or environmentally hazardous reagents.


Developing non-antibiotic replacements for antibiotic growth promotants.

Obe, Inc.

Digital Pet Health and Wellness.

Resilient Biotics

Resilient Biotics is a platform microbiome therapeutics company developing microbiome-based solutions to combat respiratory infectious diseases in animal and human health.


StenCo's patent pending barrier coating system blocks oxygen, is cost effective, and biodegradable.

Veloce Energy

Veloce is enabling the electrification of transportation by reducing installation and operating cost for EV charging stations for fleets, multifamily and public use. Our VPort modular, purpose-designed energy storage and FastConnect installation system work with any EV chargers, and allow simple future expansion.

About Plug and Play

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Plug and Play is a global innovation platform with accelerator programs, corporate innovation services and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in over 30 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 30,000 startups and 500 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. Companies in our community have raised over $9 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, and PayPal. For more information, visit www.plugandplaytechcenter.com.

Plug and Play Topeka Contact: l.lebahn@pnptc.com