Tagged as: CEA

IUNU and Crop Convergence Partner to Drive Greenhouse Innovation with Enhanced Crop Modeling and Recommendations

IUNU and Crop Convergence Partner to Drive Greenhouse Innovation with Enhanced Crop Modeling and Recommendations Seattle, WA – June 17, 2024 – IUNU, a leader in AI-driven greenhouse automation solutions, and Crop Convergence, providers of explainable ML/AI decision tools for agriculture, are excited to announce their collaboration to drive industry-wide

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Welcome to AVF – Q&A with Greenfarmer

This week AVF spoke with Trond Hundstuen, Technical Manager of Greenfarmer. “I want to be called a technical solution solver and try to combine different technologies to find the best solution for our clients.” Who is Greenfarmer? We are a Norwegian company with operations in Norway, Sweden and Finland. We

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AVF launches Ginseng Sprout Trials in the AVF Lab

Ginseng Sprout Trials After the success of the Saffron trials, the AVF are excited to announce that they are on a new path of discovery and are running a trial growing ginseng sprouts in the AVF Lab.  In this series of blogs, over the following weeks you can follow the

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Announcing the International VF Tech & Training Center (iVTTC) in UAE/Dubai

Introducing Association for Vertical Farming e.V. Project in UAE/Dubai. Establishment of an AVF-Led International Hub for Vertical Farming Tech and Training Center in UAE/Dubai Introduction The United Arab Emirates (UAE) largely depends on food imports since open-field agricultural production is not feasible due to climatic conditions. Finding solutions for higher

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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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Innovating Urban Agriculture: Insights from the AVF Roundtable in Vienna

Introduction In recent years, vertical farming (VF) has continued to evolve within the wider food system. It offers the possibility of year-round and locally grown produce in urban environments. Vertical farming possibilities continue to bubble up, revolutionizing how we think about food production. Promoting collaboration between experts is essential for

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