The Global Aquaculture Challenge, an initiative supported by Spheric, announces its cohort, sponsors and prizes

Since its early starts, Spheric has been working together with The Yield Lab Asia Pacific in the organization of the Global Aquaculture Challenge, a non-profit accelerator program and competition. Throughout this effort we have implemented our expertise in the aquaculture industry hand in hand with renowned experts to evaluate a large variety of companies that applied from around the globe, after this long process we are pleased to finally announce the companies that have made it until this round of the challenge and the sponsors that made possible to access Prizes amounting to $1.6M USD.

The GAC 2021 cohort includes: Feedvax (Argentina) , Genufeed (Israel) , Jala (Indonesia) , Salmokine (Chile) , Seawater Solutions (UK) , TeOra (Singapore) , Wittaya Aqua (Canada) , and Xylome (USA). These companies consist of innovations in health and disease management, water quality management, nutrition, farming technology and span the universe of species: tilapia, barramundi, trout, shrimp, halophytes and others.

The Yield Lab Asia Pacific  in conjunction with industry sponsors, are providing access to Prizes in excess of $1.6M USD. The GAC lead Sponsor, the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC ), has made this Challenge possible. Sponsors contributing to the $1.6M in prizes are: IBM , Aqua Bridge , SalmonSustentable of Chile , EnterpriseSingapore , StartupSG , the Global Seafood Alliance  and the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit .

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