Wageningen University & Research’s successful second Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge yielded powerful insights and ‘globally applicable’ algorithms, with AI teams outperforming human growers.
Roger Van Hoesel, Managing Director of renowned Dutch agrifood cluster Foodvalley NL, delivers this informative lecture on how successful clusters in the agrifood space can contribute in crisis situations.
Wageningen, the Netherlands’ premier protected-cropping research institute, has chosen a broad-spectrum LED solution from Fluence for its Serre Red greenhouse, which will conduct critical research into the world’s most costly crop diseases.
Start-ups that surmount the ‘proof-of-concept’ hurdle have a better shot at attracting investors, but the scale-up stage comes with its own challenges, and expert support during this time can be vital.
The world’s in lockdown but cherry tomatoes grow on, minus human contact, in the greenhouses at Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands.
PATs’ tiny bat-like drone is ‘an artificial predator’ that hunts down harmful insects in greenhouses and kills them mid-air. ‘revolutionising an industry with a sustainable solution’, claim the micro-drone’s Dutch developers.