A Revolutionary Sensing Technology that Can Prevent Food Loss and Environmental Damage Worth Billions of Dollars a Year
Every year, 40% of the fruits and vegetables reach the garbage instead of our table—the majority of which occurs at strategic points throughout the supply chain, from the manufacturer to the distributor. The result is immense financial and environmental damage. To mitigate this phenomenon, Todos Technologies has developed a unique, affordable, and highly sensitive gas sensing system, dubbed GMOS, that selectively detects parts-per-billion concentration of gasses, such as ethylene (an indicator of fruit and vegetable ripening), and continuously measures it to monitor freshness level and reduce food waste throughout the supply chain. The company's reliable sensors can achieve 98% accuracy, as opposed to existing sensors on the market that measure other parameters (temperature, humidity), with a lower accuracy level.
Bringing the Global Data Revolution to the Produce Supply Chain
Todos has transformed the fruits and vegetables supply chain by making it an intelligent one, with the use of software, AI, and advanced algorithms, that provide data-driven notices. In this manner, importers and exporters alike can receive real-time updates about the condition of their products down to a specific pallet or package. This will allow them to make educated decisions and change the supply route accordingly, and even resolve disputes based on real, live data.
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- Green light - the fruit is good, continue transporting
- Yellow light - The fruit has started to ripen, pay attention and plan a local sale
- Red light - the fruit ripens quickly, please act immediately to sell it in the local market
Among the Company's Investors - the Technion R&D Foundation and Israeli Nobel Prize winner Prof. Dan Shechtman
Todos Technologies is backed by world-class investors, including the Technion Research and Development Foundation; Professor Dan Shechtman - winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry and the Israel Prize for Physics; and the Flow Jordan investment fund, which has invested in some of Israel's leading start-up companies in their early stages.
The Technology as a Platform: Varied Applications to the Company's Sensors
With the help of a data-accumulating AI engine of ethylene levels along with other factors (such as temperature, season, and location), the next generation of GMOS sensors will allow shelf-life prediction of fruits and vegetables. This will enable pricing that is based on the product's freshness level—a complete market game-changer.
Furthermore, Todos Technologies already has profit-generating products, including an infrared sensing technology (TMOS), based on which numerous reliable sensing solutions have been developed for security, environmental and medical purposes.
Strategic Partnerships and Pilots that Enhance the Platform's Reach
Todos has achieved a POC of GMOS, as well as conducted several incredibly successful pilots and field trials with Granot (the biggest avocado exporter in the Middle East); Carmel Blueberries; and another pilot planned for the end of this year with Silal, a leading tomato exporter in the United Emirates. Moreover, the company has existing partnerships with STMicroelectronics (a global semiconductor manufacturer) with whom the company has signed development and commercial agreements for the distribution of their first sensor for security and smart homes; and XFAB (a semiconductor developer), with whom manufacturing relations have been formed. These have spurred major interest within the industry—that is in search for an effective and reliable solution—in the form of many pre-orders, before development completion.
A Leading Team with Unmatched Industry Know-How
At the head of Todos Technologies is a team with industry-specific technical expertise, committed to delivering innovative sensing systems to the world. The professional staff is supported by a strategic committee of academics and researchers.
The company's Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, Shmuel Melman, is also the founder of Crow Electronic Engineering (a leading sensor technology manufacturer) and a well-known expert in sensing systems, with extensive industry experience. The company's Chief Scientist and Co-founder, Prof. Yael Nemirovsky, is an IEEE Life Fellow, a tenured member of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Technion, and a pioneer of advanced sensing systems, with hundreds of scientific papers and approved patents under her belt. Yael is also the recipient of the Security of Israel Award and the USA R&D 100 2001 Award, recognizing the USA's top 100 new inventions of the year.