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Ground-penetrating radar technology is gaining support

23.11.2019

SGPR.TECH (Spectral Ground-Penetrating Radar for Subsurface Analysis) gathers furter support. First, at the beginning of 2019, the INNOventure fund became the investor of SPGR.TECH. We noticed the great technological and commercial potential of the proposed solution.

In July the project obtained a EUR 60,000 grant from the EIT Raw Materials Start-up & SME Booster Program. EIT Raw Materials is the largest raw material consortium in the world. The core of the consortium is 120 industrial and scientific organizations and their 180 partners from 20 European Union countries. The consortium develops innovative solutions in the raw materials industry, from exploration, through mining to recycling and the circular economy. EIT RawMaterials Start-up & SME Booster program supports the creation by small enterprises that foster the creation of a modern, environmentally-safe mining industry. In addition to financial support, selected projects also gain access to a vast network of business and scientific partners.

In October SGPR.TECH has qualified to the Future Space Accelerator – an acceleration program by PwC, Airbus Poland, SatRevolution and Cleanproject. Dozens of startups from Poland, Hungary, Great Britain, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic, Austria, Kazakhstan and the USA applied. Seven projects have been selected based on the assessment of their technologies, the project stage and their compatibility with the real technological needs of program partners.

In November, the company obtained a grant from the European Commission for EUR 50,000 under the Horizon 2020 program. The funds will help in the successful commercialization of SGPR.TECH technology. The company develops modern solutions in the field of GPR technology, allowing faster mapping of subsurface structures, deeper penetration and a significant reduction in research costs.