Smart Farming Conference 2018 program & quotes from speakers’ presentations

smart farming

The Smart Farming Conference 2018 will take place on June 28, at Brightlands Campus in Venlo, The Netherlands, as part of a three-day Agri-Food Innovation Event, which includes 4 conferences, an expo, demo corners (Healthy Nutrition on June 27 and 3D Food Printing on June 28), a 3D Food Printing Masterclass, Brightbox tour (vertical farming expertise centre), Laboratorium tour Centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation and a 3D Food Printing Experience at Wageningen University & Research.

The program of the conference includes 10 speakers from reputed universities and companies.

Thijs Verploegen, Productmanager Deepfield Connect, Robert Bosch Start-up GmbH, Germany, on “From Robotics to IoT Bosch’s activities in the Smart Agricultural field”: Continue reading “Smart Farming Conference 2018 program & quotes from speakers’ presentations”

Technology as a driver in biodiverse long-lasting productivity – Presented by Eva van Rijsingen, Blue Engineering

Eva van Rijsingen

Technology as a driver in biodiverse long-lasting productivity – Presented by Eva van Rijsingen, Blue Engineering, at the Smart Farming Conference, which takes place on on June 28, 2018, in Venlo, The Netherlands, during the Agri-Food Innovation Event.

Taking a close look at nature, that’s smart. Nature is fully optimized for efficiency. Smart would be to collaborate with what is already there and to ensure the collaboration is long lasting. Extending the initial collaboration with more partners would improve the resilience of the collaboration as a whole and of its parts.

Looking at agriculture, what ís already there? And how can we set up a long-lasting collaboration between all components of the ecosystem, making use of biodiversity? Creating more robust and long-lasting productivity: huge challenges and technology is our most promising tool! Continue reading “Technology as a driver in biodiverse long-lasting productivity – Presented by Eva van Rijsingen, Blue Engineering”