Startup company from Johnson/Haley collaboration wins UO 2015 Impact and Innovation Award.

SupraSensor Technologies, a startup company spun out of MSI research in the the labs of Darren Johnson and Mike Haley, in May won a UO 2015 Impact and Innovation Award recognizing outstanding entrepreneurial activity that has resulted in innovations with measurable societal or environmental impact. SupraSensor created a wireless nitrate-sensing soil sampler that is helping reduce the estimated $2.4 billion per year that farmers waste due to the overapplication of nitrate-based fertilizers.