Pinduoduo, China Agriculture University and Zhejiang University jointly announced the launch of the 2021 Smart Agriculture Competition, an agricultural technology innovation competition with the aim of facilitating agriculture modernization.
This is the second year of the Pinduoduo Smart Agriculture Competition, and contestants will apply nutrition science, precision farming and other interdisciplinary expertise to cultivate tomatoes.
Taking place over six months, the competition is open to all agronomists and computer scientists from around the world and has a total prize pool of more than 1 million yuan ($154,000). The winners will be judged on the yield and nutritional value of the tomatoes.
Registration for the competition is now open and will end on [September 9th, 2021]. Teams can register through the competition website at https://smartagricompetition.com/register. A total of 15 teams will be selected by the judging panel to participate in the preliminary rounds, where they will present their ideas and plans. The four teams with the highest scores will enter the final round.