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Blue Sphere Industries Ltd

Engaged in the development of Controlled Environment High Rise Farm systems.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Potsdam, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 3

Company Summary

Blue Sphere Industries (BSId) provides innovative designs for the development and implementation of synergistic systems; optimized building design, anaerobic and aerobic digesters with renewable energy supplements, and an automated system with adaptive feedback to provide optimal growing conditions for year round production of produce in sub-optimal climates.

Initially we plan to target the local market around Potsdam NY with the economic pilo


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    Daegan Gonyer

    Mr. Gonyer grew up in a small rural community in northern NH. The main industries in this area were paper and agriculture. Now the mills are closed. He initiated a feasibility study on Controlled Environment High-Rise Farming under Prof. Susan Powers. With favorable results, he assembled a small team to write a phase one proposal in 2008. The proposal was awarded for the following year. A lab scale system was designed and assembled, and he

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    Shaun Jones
    Chief Technical Officer

    Mr. Jones graduated in 2005 with AAS in Mechanical Engineering technology. He was a National Science Foundation REU Student in the summer of 2008 and worked on researching anaerobic digester technology. In 2010 he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and did his senior design on the instrumentation and controls of our CEHRF design. He is currently the project manager for construction of our pilot scale CEHRF system and

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    Sean Bonnell
    Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Bonnell has completed an MBA in Innovation and New Venture Management and has been working on this project for the past three years writing grant proposals while finishing his Bachelors of Science in Engineering and Management. His work with Mr. Gonyer under Prof. Sue Powers has led to several grant awards and conference presentations including the EPA P3 competition, Tech Valley Business Plan Competition.

Previous Investors

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    Founders Group
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    EPA Grants