Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company revolutionizing the way food crops, was recently named a finalist for the Seattle Business Magazine 2017 Tech Impact Awards in the Emerging Technology category.
Phytelligence was chosen out of a field of over 100 Pacific Northwest companies vying for the honor, which will be presented in real-time at the September 26th awards banquet held at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle.
The Tech Impact Awards recognize companies headquartered in Washington State that are using technology to have a significant impact on business, industry or society. Companies will be honored in 14 categories: Enterprise, Cloud/Big Data, IT Services/Consulting, Emerging Tech, Design/Interface, Mobile, Education, Consumer/Retail, Gaming/Entertainment, Security, Marketing/Analytics, Software as a Service, and Other.
Companies honored at this year’s 2017 Tech Impact Awards will include:
All entries were considered by the 3rd-party judging panel resulting in 18 category finalists that will be honored at the awards banquet and featured in the October issue of Seattle Business magazine.
Phytelligence is an agricultural biotechnology company that is revolutionizing food crops. Utilizing its proprietary growing techniques to provide superior quality crops, Phytelligence enables higher grower profit by increasing speed to harvest while reducing input costs. Phytelligence provides additional value to food crop growers and plant breeders through the application of advanced genetics enabling delivery of accurate plants, disease screening, plant repository services, securing of intellectual property, and the ability to co-develop new varieties of food crops. In addition, Phytelligence has a growing pipeline of biological and compound solutions aimed at improving returns throughout the food crop value chain.
Phytelligence was founded in 2012 by Dr. Amit Dhingra, Associate Professor of Horticulture Genomics and Biotechnology Research laboratory at Washington State University. Phytelligence is headquartered in Seattle with locations in Pullman, Washington and Portland, Oregon. In 2016, Phytelligence expanded their footprint to include an 8-acre Seattle-based greenhouse space and a Portland-based tissue culture production facility. Currently, Phytelligence has 70 employees and continues to grow.