DE-RISK AND SUSTAIN
MODERN AGRICULTURE

Aspiring Universe provides 360° in-depth intelligence for every farmland across the globe. A spin-off of a world-class research lab from the University of Illinois, Aspiring Universe generates unprecedented field-scale intelligence for businesses in the broader agricultural industry. Aspiring Universe carries an ambitious mission to de-risk and sustain modern agriculture for humanity.

OUR UNIQUE STRENGTHS

What distinguishes us from our competitors?

  • Aspiring Universe partners with the University of Illinois through technology transfer and licensing agreements to bring the best science and technology to the agricultural industry.

  • Aspiring Universe leads the field by being the only company with the capability to seamlessly integrate advanced remote sensing technology, artificial intelligence, crop modeling domain knowledge, and financial risk modeling, thereby enabling the companies in the industry to optimize their businesses.

  • Aspiring Universe adopts a client-centric approach to undertand clients' critical needs and provide appropriate solutions.

OUR SERVICES


Agricultural Intelligence

We empower clients' businesses with granular, accurate, and ubiquitous farmland information.

  • Daily, field-scale, cloud-free satellite images: unprecedented 10-30m resolution, daily, cloud-free, gap-free images from 2000 to present, covering every part of the planet.

  • Intelligence of crop production: historical information and real-time prediction of crop type, acreage, and yield at granular and regional scales, available for the US, Brazil, and other targeted countries.

  • Environmental condition tracking: field-scale soil moisture, photosynthesis, evapotranspiration, and plant stresses (induced by nitrogen condition, heat, drought, etc.) for every farm in the US and worldwide.


Farmland Metrics of Productivity and Resilience

We provide comprehensive assessments of agricultural productivities and farming risks under millions of different weather scenarios.

  • Index insurance design: serving for underserved international crop insurance markets (e.g. to minimize basis risk, accurately set premium, improve participation).

  • Farmland appraisal: the first-of-its-kind direct measure of agricultural productivity and resilience metrics for farmland investment and rental markets.


Assessment of Sustainability and Ecosystem Service

We offer unbiased 3rd-party, scalable, and cost-effective assessments with rigorous scientific basis.

  • Farming management practice tracking for every field: identification of tillage practices, cover crop planting, and tile drainage status.

  • Observation-constrained modeling of sustainability metrics: quantification of nitrogen leaching, greenhouse gas emission, soil fertility changes, and drainage conditions for every field.

  • One-stop solution for agricultural carbon accounting: to monitor, verify and report field-level carbon sequestration and soil carbon change for every field.

WHO WE SERVE

insurance

Crop Insurers

Aspiring Universe helps crop (re)insurers to design index insurance and provide de-risk strategies.

insurance

Farmland Investors

Aspiring Universe helps investors to assess farmland productivity and improve investment decisions.

supply-chain

Supply Chain & Grain Elevators

Aspiring Universe helps grain supply chain and grain elevator companies to improve operation planning and optimize logistics.

government

Food Manufacturers

Aspiring Universe helps food/beverage manufacturers to monitor, verify, and report sustainability progress and carbon credits.

government

Government

Aspiring Universe helps government agencies to improve monitoring capability of agriculture production and market volatility.

humanity

Humanity

Aspiring Universe helps NGOs to promote public goods through improving global food security and environmental sustainability.

NEWS & EVENTS

CONTACT US

To learn more about us or request a demo, please contact us via email

info@aspiringuniverse.com

Location: Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States



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