N.THING, the Seoul-based agri-tech company that presents modular vertical farm 'CUBE' and its solution 'CUBE OS', was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum's 'Technology Pioneers.' N.THING is an innovation in agricultural products in the farm-to-table value chain by combining IoT technology and data, founded by Hyeyeon Leo Kim, which produces vertical farms based on the most optimized crop solution with the complete environment control for the best quality of the crop production.
The World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the use of new technologies and innovations that are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. With their selection as Technology Pioneer, CEO Hyeyeon Leo Kim of N.THING will be invited to participate in World Economic Forum activities, events, and discussions throughout the year. N.THING will also contribute to Forum initiatives over the next two years, working with global leaders to help address key industry and societal issues.
"We're excited to welcome N.THING to our 2022 cohort of Technology Pioneers," says Saemoon Yoon, Community Lead, Technology Pioneers, World Economic Forum. "N.THING and its fellow pioneers are at the forefront of industries that are critical to solving some of our world's most complex issues today. We look forward to their contribution to the World Economic Forum in its commitment to improving the state of the world."
"It's great to be acknowledged as a pioneer by the World Economic Forum," said N.THING's Leo Kim. "It is a confirmation that our technology is among the most unique in the world and can improve the lives of many people. Our technology can help feed a growing population in the face of environmental concerns, and we look forward to contributing to the Forum dialogues on this challenge."