Category: P&P Optica

THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OF FOOD TECH INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

October 22, 2019 — Techcrunch.com — There is no bigger industry on our planet than food and agriculture, with a consistent, loyal customer base of 7 billion. In fact, the World Bank estimates that food and agriculture comprise about 10% of the global GDP, meaning that, food and agriculture would be valued at about $8 trillion globally …

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EDC INVESTS $1MM IN WATERLOO’S P&P OPTICA

OTTAWA – FEBRUARY 4, 2019 — Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s Export Credit Agency, is pleased to announce a $1 million investment into Canadian Cleantech company P&P Optica (PPO), an Ontario-based firm that uses imaging and machine-learning to assess food composition and quality as well as detect contamination by foreign objects. Benefits include improving the overall …

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P&P OPTICA’S SMART IMAGING SYSTEM GETS $3 MILLION BOOST

WATERLOO, Ontario, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — P&P Optica (PPO) and Fulcrum Global Capital (FGC) have announced their partnership to accelerate the deployment of the PPO Smart Imaging System in the food processing industry. PPO’s patented technology addresses problems associated with food waste through the use of chemical imaging and machine-learning to detect foreign …

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WATERLOO COMPANY PROTOTYPES LIGHT-BASED FOOD INSPECTION TECHNOLOGY AT BURLINGTON AREA FOOD PROCESSOR

Waterloo – BY MATT MACINTOSH — Good lighting can do more than illuminate your salad. It can actually tell you the quality of those soon-to-be ingested leafy greens. With the right technology, light can be used to measure the quality of food in real-time. When it comes to food processing, that can help make for …

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P&P OPTICA PRESENTING AT GOOGLE DEMO DAY: WOMEN’S EDITION

October 28, 2016 – P&P Optica (PPO) is excited to announce that it will be representing women in technology and business, as well as Canada, amongst 11 other startup companies from across the globe to pitch at Google Demo Day. Out of 800 applicants from 65 countries, PPO was hand selected to speak at this prestigious …

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