Vostermans Ventilation participates at High Tech Greenhouse 2020
On the initiative of LIOF and the Floriade an integrated and innovative greenhouse project has been started: High Tech Greenhouse 2020. Innovative solutions regarding climate, energy, light, substrate and water are combined with integrated high-tech greenhouse systems. Vostermans Ventilation participates at this project as part of 17 Dutch and German innovative companies and institutions.
The project received an INTERREG-subsidy and is financed by Provincie Limburg and the Ministry of EL&I. The total amount of the investment is 3,4 million euro, from which more than 1 million is financed by 17 participants.
Five developments of the high-tech test facility are realised at at greenhouse company in Greenport Venlo. Besides this facility, two additional tests are prepared at the greenhouse company Hanka in Kempen, Germany. After evaluation the developments are combined and integrated into a test facility to test in practive. In the meantime preparations are being made to run the first tests within a couple of weeks at Hanka.
At the end of the project, mid-2014 the research will be continued at the two test facilities and will be opened for research- and development activities, study and training programmes.
Participants of High Tech Greenhouse 2020 include: ISIS-IC GmbH, Elektro Limburg BV, Grodan, Hoogendoorn Automatisering BV, Vostermans Ventilation BV, Pentair Haffmans BV, Intelli-labs Deutschland, Patron AEM BV, Water IQ BV, Phenospex GmbH, Doppelbauer Anlagentechnik, Innocom-IT, HochschuleRhein Waal, Wageningen UR Glastuinbouw, Hochschule Niederrhein, Forschungszentrum Juelich,TNO, Greenport Venlo Innovation Center and Regio Venlo Floriade 2012 BV.
More information: www.greenportvenlo.nl