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Fraunhofer IME – Addressing Vertical Farming Pain Points

AVF recently caught up with Andreas Reimann, the senior patent and licensing manager of our AVF member Fraunhofer IME, to hear about the latest vertical farming news from the Institute’s New Agricultural Systems department. Who is Fraunhofer IME? The Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME in Aachen,

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AVF Insights from the EPIC Technology Meeting on Photonics for AgriFood Industry

EPIC Technology Meeting on Photonics for AgriFood Industry – Enlightening the Future at DigiFoods The EPIC Technology Meeting on Photonics for AgriFood Industry took place in Oslo, Norway on the 23rd-25th April 2024. Association of Vertical Farming (AVF) Chairwoman Christine Zimmermann-Lössl was invited and gave a Keynote speech on Vertical

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Strategies for Social Impact through Urban Agriculture: Insights from the Madrid Roundtable

Introduction AVF is an ecological system for Vertical Farming and is organising a series of ongoing Roundtable events looking at how the threads of the vertical farming ecosystems can weave together. In February, ISIFarmer and AVF hosted the first roundtable experience looking at “Strategies for Social Impact through Urban Agriculture

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Welcome to AVF – Q&A with ambitas

This week AVF spoke with Martin Balaz CEO & Founder of ambitas. “Our goal is to build technologically advanced, self-sufficient vertical farms that allow people to fully benefit from high quality, healthy, locally grown food in a very sustainable way.” Who is ambitas? We specialize in engineering revolutionary vertical farms, which

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Revolutionizing Agriculture: Veles Farming Leads the Way in Vertical Farming Saffron Cultivation

Introduction Nestled in the heart of Europe, Slovakia’s Veles Farming is at the forefront of an agricultural revolution. Driven by a commitment to sustainability, technological innovation, and market exploration, this pioneering company is committed to redefining saffron cultivation through vertical farming. The farm facility currently manages 115,000 saffron bulbs. It

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AGronomic IQ has released its latest white paper, ‘The ROI of Hot Gas Reheat in Vertical Farming.’

AGronomic IQ has released its latest white paper, ‘The ROI of Hot Gas Reheat in Vertical Farming.’ In this informative read, Agronomic IQ addresses the financial impact of HVAC equipment on ROI. For all vertical farmers, finding ways to improve ROI is crucial. The white paper examines how incorporating hot

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FarmAnywhere Introduces New Financing Program to Bring Container Farms to All

Innovative urban agriculture company, FarmAnywhere, now makes sustainable farming more accessible  with flexible financial solutions. Container Farm Leasing and Financing Program  In a bold move to democratize urban agriculture, FarmAnywhere has announced the launch of its new  leasing and financing programs, designed to make its advanced vertical farming technology available

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Welcom to AVF – Vacuum Wood Tech

“Our mission is to become the preferred solution for green construction. We want to enable carbon-neutral and weather-resistant construction in all environments and climates.” – Pasi Herranen, Founder & CTO of Vacuum Insulation Solutions Oy. VacuumWood.tech is a green construction technology spin-off company from Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. The company

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Dexion – Where Plant Parenthood Meets Precision Manufacturing!

“We’re not farmers, but we are experts at designing, engineering and manufacturing storage solutions that optimise available space use.” Vasilică Turturică. Dexions’ technology enables us to provide flexible and efficient solutions – from designing in 3D CAD to Finite Element Analysis and structural testing, ensuring robust and durable products for

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NASA data and expertise helps controlled environment agriculture reach new heights

Originally published 01/29/2024 IntraVision Group is using NASA plant-growth research to take vertical farming to new heights. Twenty- and 30-foot towers of hydroponic trays include customized LED lighting, nutrients, water filtration, air flow, and C02 levels to meet crop needs.  It’ll be years before astronauts living beyond the reach of

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