Today, Bayer announced a strategic cloud partnership with Microsoft. As part of the partnership, both companies will work together to build a new set of Azure-based data science and digital tools for use in agriculture and related industries. .
Bayer and Microsoft will co-develop new solutions that address critical industry scenarios such as farming, sustainable sourcing, manufacturing and supply chain improvement, and ESG measurement and monitoring.
Liam Condon, Bayer Board Member and President of Bayer Crop Science, said: “This partnership comes at a unique time where there is a need to accelerate innovation across the food value chain and fiber. “As we confront an ongoing global pandemic, fragile supply chains and continuing climate catastrophe, the status quo will no longer suffice. We need cooperation, shared vision and action. For those reasons, Bayer and Microsoft are working to make a positive impact, both through our own collaboration and by providing ready-made infrastructure and digital capabilities for businesses. other companies to address the enormous challenges facing our society. ”
Ravi Krishnaswamy, Corporate Vice President of Azure Global Industry at Microsoft, said: “Like every other industry, agriculture and the food sector are undergoing a rapid digital transformation, from automatic tractors. dynamics, to AI-based digital advisors and scalable precision agriculture. “We are excited to partner with Bayer to accelerate this transition and unlock even greater agricultural innovation by bringing together data-driven insights with Bayer’s agronomic expertise and the power of Microsoft Azure.”
The source: Bayer
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