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Crover intends to leverage the world's first proprietary method for locomotion in bulk solids. It argues that globally, 20% (60% in developing areas) of harvested grains are wasted during storage that led to almost 631 million tonnes of grains being wasted in 2018. Crover claims CROVER, its robotic grain monitoring device, can fluently “swim” in stored grains, monitor their conditions, reduce losses due to spoilage and avoid a drop in quality of these valuable crops. The company argues CROVER can provide hi-resolution readings across the storage unit and help hinder pest growth, allowing for early detection of potential spoilage. Crover was awarded £614,000 in grant funding including, £212,000 from Innovate UK. It has featured in publications such as The Times, Farmers Weekly, and Milling & Grain. They intend to use the investment to begin arranging and readying parties regarding new pilot programmes and begin small series manufacturing for these pilot schemes.

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