Vancouver, Canada – Semios, a Vancouver company that has introduced wireless technologies to
agricultural pest management, has been named to the 2014 Ready to Rocket list. The recognition features
the top technology companies in BC that are poised to capitalize on growth trends in the technology
industry in the coming year.
“We identify companies that have proven their technology and are positioned well for growth. Our
analysis of market trends led to our selection of Semios as a Ready to Rocket Cleantech company.” said
Dave Thomas, Senior Partner, Rocket Builders.
“Semios is pleased to be recognized on the distinguished Ready to Rocket list for 2014,” said Dr. Michael
Gilbert, Founder and CEO of Semios. “We are very proud of the work the Semios team has accomplished
to date. The opportunities for the growth of Semios’ precision pest management technologies in 2014 are
Semios offers a pest control system that utilizes wireless networks and integrated devices across
agricultural crops. The Semios technologies enable growers to utilize non-toxic pheromones for pest
control, reducing or eliminating the need for toxic pesticides. In the past 2 years of field testing in North
America and Europe, Semios has demonstrated that better information from the field improves a grower’s
ability to manage pests across their crop. In 2014, Semios will deploy its systems on farms across Canada,
the US, Europe and South America.
For more information on Semios, visit semios.com.
About Ready to Rocket
Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest
potential for growth. Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the Clean
Technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies the top private companies that are best positioned to
capitalize on the trends for growth. This selection methodology has been an accurate predictor of growth
with "Ready to Rocket" companies exceeding industry averages for revenue, employee and investment
growth. “Ready to Rocket” is a trademark of Rocket Builders, a respected management consulting firm
servicing the technology industry.
Founded in 2010, Vancouver-based Semios (SemiosBIO Technologies Inc.) is a Canadian company
offering real-time information and precision pest management tools for agriculture. Powerful, secure online software integrates weather and pest monitoring with remotely-controlled mating disruption. The Semios platform combines hardware and software to enable farms to make decisions that preserve and increase crop value.