As news broke that Florida’s citrus industry ended this year’s growing season with its lowest production in eight decades, an unlikely union has formed between two University of Florida startup companies to help reverse the trend.
SATLANTIS LLC (SATLANTIS) and Agriculture Intelligence, Inc (AgIntel) announced a collaborative initiative with leading industry experts to combine agriculture intelligence and high resolution satellite monitoring with hopes to enhance current crop evaluation techniques for growers significantly. In late May, SATLANTIS successfully launched a satellite from the Cape Canaveral Force Station on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Context Labs, an enterprise data fabric climate technology company, announced a platform partnership with Encino Environmental Services, LLC and Satlantis, LLC, further building a technology ecosystem to measure emissions with high precision, bringing greater urgency and rigor to combatting climate change.
UF startup Satlantis, LLC ("Satlantis"), a US technology leader in high precision miniaturized satellites and cameras is pleased to announce a strategic investment from Encino Environmental Holdings, LLC ("Encino"). This investment will allow Satlantis to accelerate the commercialization of its satellite-based greenhouse gas (GHG) monitoring technology and develop new products and services for the North American market.
SATLANTIS specializes in making small cameras and satellites, weighing around 50 kilos, something that is not widely used on the market. Most companies are dedicated to making large satellites and this is where Juan Tomás Hernani, SATLANTIS' CEO, believes that one of the keys to his success is.
With the entry of CDTI (the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology) in its capital, UF startup and UF Innovate | Accelerate at The Hub resident SATLANTIS has closed its second-round investment to which Enagás, Sepi, Orza and Axis-Ico are also incorporated, for a cumulative total of 16.5 million euros.
More than 150 innovators and entrepreneurs attended an in-person event, while 40 joined via livestream to unveil a new, lighted floor-to-ceiling mural in the lobby of UF Innovate | Accelerate at The Hub.
Avión Revue, an international aviation news site, interviewed Hernani about his journey licensing the technology with the University of Florida and upcoming projects.
Six European space startups founded the Young European Enterprises Syndicate (YEESS) presided by SATLANTIS CEO Juan Tomas Hernani.
UF startup and UF Innovate | The Hub resident SATLANTIS, a Spanish business that develops Earth Observation (EO) optical payloads for small satellites around the world, received the “Keicho Award for Innovation and Technology”, within the fifth edition of the initiative by the Círculo Empresarial Japón España - CEJE (Business Circle Japan Spain), for promoting commercial relations between Spain and Japan.