With our growing world population we are placing Earth’s natural resources under severe pressure. One of our most pressing challenges will be to feed everyone a balanced and nutritious diet while keeping our effects on the environment to a minimum.

A data platform that combines operational data with molecular biology to represent the intricate realities of farming.

Ecto is a digital biology company developing technology to make aquaculture production more efficient and sustainable.

Ecto develops technology at the intersection of data and biology to enable a more efficient and sustainable aquaculture industry. They collaborate with farmers to streamline production and health management by leveraging advanced molecular tools and digital technologies.

Ecto has offices in Boston, Atlanta, and Stavanger (Norway) and serves customers all over the world. The company was founded at Harvard Innovation Labs in 2013 by Dmitry Kozachenok, MBA and James Webb, Ph.D. The company has received competitive research grants from the US National Science Foundation, US Department of Agriculture, and Innovation Norway.

Efficiency, traceability, profitability.
Key Differentiator
The platform tracks the entire supply chain of farming.
Year founded
Head Quarters
United States