Member - ITK

itk is a knowledge integrator committed to developing easyto- use, efficient and useful decision-making tools that connect scientific research with production agriculture and allied industries to drive value to farmers and all players of the food system value chain. Concretely, itk develops process driven AI models applied to crop and animal production. Those models are imbedded in web applications and target 1) growers/ breeders and their consultants to help them make tactical and strategic decisions on their daily practices in order to maximize their return on investment while gaining time, 2) insurances to predict yield volatility and help them anticipate compensations and 3) food processing companies to secure their supplies and 4) traders to predict yield volatility and help them manage their risk.

Type Company
Founder 2003
Company Size 120
Member Type
Innovator
Founders Eric Jallas
Headquarters 34830 Jacou, France
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ITK

About

ITK is a Deep AgTech company that has developed a cloud-based AI Platform. itk licences access to its Platform to Multinationals Companies, to larges Ag. Cooperatives and to Farming Corporation to empower them and to allow them to provide better insights and anticipations in support of farmland economics. Services provides by itk’s clients can be either: • prescription to farmers (i.e. Ag Consultants, Input distributors, Farmers…); • production previsions (i.e. Traders, Food companies…; • risks assessment (i.e. Insurance, Landlords…); • risk anticipation (i.e. ); • land price (i.e. Bank, Investors…); Depending of the services provided and the expected high value and objective insights’ farmland and potential delivers by the platform the input data will be either provided by: • itk (i.e. weather data, soil data, satellite images, etc.), • itk’s clients trough API between their information system and itk’s Platform; • and famers trough API between their information system and itk’s Platform. All these data are easily accessible and easy to gather, and even some data can be directly upload from sensors to the plateform using the itk’s IoT services. itk’s AI platform cover 60% of the ag. production and respond to the needs in crop production (rowcrops, orchards, vegetable, pasture…) but also in animal production (dairy, beef, cheeps…). The company was administratively created in 2003 but started its activity in 2006. Today itk has almost 120 employees (40% PhD, 55% MASTERS and Engineers) and had a 9M€ operating income in 2018. The head office is in Montpellier at the following address: Cap Alpha, Avenue de l’Europe, 34830 Clapiers, France. itk has two antennas, one in Rennes (FR) and the other in San Francisco, CA (USA).
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Headquarters 34830 Jacou, France

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