in only two years of life, Spherag, the Zaragoza company of technical solutions for agriculture, has managed to attract the attention of not only users, but also the most important companies in this sector., This is the case of Biwa, a global German company dedicated to the development of agricultural, energy and construction projects since 1923.
Through its investment division and with two other companies, Bonsai Partners, which has investments in companies such as Glovo or Infojobs, and Ship2B Ventures, a leader in venture capital in Spain, the German multinational has contributed to the development of Spherag’s solutions. have decided to invest. , is about A digital system for monitoring and collecting data from farms in real time and in the cloud through a platform and network of IoT (Internet of Things) sensorsWhich allows automation of some systems like irrigation and energy savings of about 30%.
It is precisely in this aspect that those responsible for BIWA have expressed their interest: “There will be an increase in the number of irrigation systems around the world to guarantee the cultivation and supply of certain foodstuffs” Markus Pollinger, a member of the Bawa board of directors, points out, for whom the key is “no longer whether the inputs are optimized or not, but how they are optimized”.
“For us, It is a great recognition to have this support from the most important companies in the agriculture sector and venture capital. Both for our work and for the impact that such a disruptive and revolutionary solution has had in such a short period of time”, explains Jesus Ibanez, CEO of Spherag.
Spherag is a leader in the integration of solutions in agricultural environments with 5G connectivity, allowing control and monitoring of fertigation installations in real time and telematically from anywhere in the world.
The platform based on Amazon Web Services Solutions was born to respond to the agriculture sector, an area for which it continues to work with more improvements and implementation of functionalities. It is like an agricultural ‘hub’ whereby the customer can connect and communicate in real time with as much information as possible, as it is stored in the cloud, so there are no intermediate steps. This enables the farmer to take more accurate decisions in less time.
Spherag was born in Zaragoza in 2020 and has a presence in 17 countries. The solution exists in over 450 farms from Australia to the United States. It currently has 10 employees, but as it expands, they aim to double their workforce., Business developers, programmers or marketing experts are some of the profiles that a company demands at the moment.