Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Convenes International Leaders to Discuss Next Frontiers in Indoor Agriculture at IBM Research Headquarters

Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2017— The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, is bringing together leaders from 26 businesses, seven universities, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and two trade associations today to identify opportunities for indoor agriculture to contribute to more productive, […]

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Vertical farming’s best kept secret?

Stacked layers with leafy greens in fully controlled units; some call it the future of farming. While opinions are divided if all that fancy lettuce will indeed solve world hunger, at PlantLab they are convinced that controlled environment agriculture can introduce groundshaking revolutions to our food system. But how viable is this relatively new industry? […]

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PlantLab patent stands despite opposition Philips Lighting and Certhon

On Wednesday the 21st of June, PlantLab Groep BV from Den Bosch successfully defended its European patent before the EPO (European Patent Office) in Rijswijk. Philips Lighting BV from Eindhoven and Wilk van der Sande BV (Certhon Build BV) from Poeldijk had filed an opposition to this European patent. The European Patent Office rejected the […]

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European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu visit PlantLab

Brabant is aiming for a leading role in the field of agri-food in Europe. The province is making progress with projects like PlantLab in Den Bosch and Noordkade in Veghel. Plans have been established, among contributions from Europe. European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu brings therefore a working visit to North-Brabant on Monday, November 16.They […]

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PlantLab finalist Herman Wijffels Innovation Award 2015

Rabobank organizes the annual Herman Wijffels Innovation Award. During the event on Thursday, November 12th, the jury will announce the winner of the Herman Wijffels Innovation Award 2015 in the category: Food & Agri, circular economy and Vital Communities Care. PlantLab is one of the finalists in the category Food & Agri. The category for sustainable agriculture […]

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Come, taste and experience the production of food for today and tomorrow

On October 17, 2015 Agrifood Capital organized the event “Open Doors” at the HAS in Den Bosch. At the event Open Doors, Northeast Brabant companies show their latest innovations. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to the production, transport and trends (online) marketing and sales experience in the food of today and tomorrow. PlantLab was […]

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