TARGAN named NC Tech’s 2023 Industry Driven AgTech Company

The company manufactures hatchery automation technology designed to speed the vaccination process.

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The TARGAN team celebrates its win as the Industry Driven AgTech Company at the NC TECH Annual Award Ceremony on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. (TARGAN)

TARGAN, manufacturer of hatchery automation technology, was recognized November 1 as the 2023 Industry Driven AgTech Company at the annual NC TECH Awards.

“TARGAN is dedicated to driving industry change by creating new capabilities in AgTech,” said Ramin Karimpour, TARGAN CEO. “We thank NC TECH for this recognition and our team for their commitment to developing innovative solutions that improve performance and production so that we can help feed the world more sustainably.

The NC TECH Awards are designed to honor companies and individuals that demonstrate growth, innovation and leadership.

“Since 1995, the NC Tech Awards has honored excellence and innovation throughout North Carolina, representing the best and brightest,” said Brooks Raiford, president and CEO of NC TECH. “As a winner, TARGAN has distinguished itself as a peer-leader and we are proud to recognize them as a 2023 NC Tech Awards winner.”

Formerly known as Applied LifeSciences & Systems, the TARGAN system can individually vaccinate up to 100,000 chicks per hour against coccidiosis, infectious bronchitis and Newcastle disease. The technology platform, which incorporates high-speed imaging, artificial intelligence, robotics and microfluidics, was one of the innovations highlighted at the 2020 Virtual Poultry Tech Summit

TARGAN recently announced a multi-year partnership with Wayne-Sanderson Farms to install its hatchery automation technology at multiple broiler hatcheries across the U.S. The company is also a sponsor of the 2023 Poultry Tech Summit.

Attend the 2023 Poultry Tech Summit

Join an exclusive international gathering of industry-changing innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs, technology experts, investors and leading poultry producers at the 2023 edition of Poultry Tech Summit on November 6-8 at the Hilton Atlanta Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Attendees can expect the same groundbreaking innovation and insightful presentations that made the previous events well-attended with deep dialogue on new prospective solutions and next-generation technologies. Poultry Tech Summit focuses on the transition of innovative technologies into commercial applications to advance the poultry industry.

Registration for this event is now open

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