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Ag-Sensus is an exciting new startup sponsored by the I-Start program at the Research Park of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Ag-Sensus was founded to develop and commercialize the near-real-time remote sensing system for agriculture and unmanned aerial system precision farming data management technology developed by Dr. Lei Tian. UIUC is one of the world’s leading research institutions and Dr. Tian, President and CTO of Ag-Sensus, is also the founding director of the Illinois Laboratory of Agricultural Remote Sensing and a recognized world leader in remote sensing for agricultural applications.

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