An impasse in global and Dutch agriculture makes broad deployment of 5G technology uncertain. TNO is working hard to find a solution.
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Climate change’s negative impacts are already being felt on farms. But the problem also works in reverse as agriculture is a major part of the […]
The University of Wageningen is using a voucher scheme to support new technologies that can contribute to circular agriculture. The first four vouchers are going to autonomous field robots.
In the Dutch province of Groningen, applications of 5G are being researched and tested in transportation, healthcare and agriculture. "We can have patients diagnosed remotely by a specialist."
A group of agricultural tech companies and a university in Italy are about to start developing targeted green innovations in agriculture.
It is expected that by 2030 about a quarter of all agricultural land in the EU will be used for organic farming. The EU LIVESEED project can help reach this goal.
Growing Underground in London is one of the largest underground vertical farms in the world that is controlled entirely by a digital twin at the University of Cambridge.
"Precisely because Brabant is a densely populated conurbation, the pressure here is high to develop smart solutions"
The future of farmers: keeping an eye on all the processes behind a computer screen while robots do the work on the land. This is essential in order to meet the growing demand for sustainable food.
We should all be self-sufficient by 2050. With that idea in mind, Simone and Arend Koekkoek have launched Campus Almkerk. They bought a secluded farm […]
Photonics is a promising technology in almost all sectors, now and in the future. Numerous scientists are exploring the possibilities of this light technology. But […]
On the first day of Dutch Agri Food Week in the hall of Villa Flora Venlo one could see a compact mobile robot industriously carrying […]
Students from the four Dutch universities of technology presented, among other things, the so-called ‘Waterstofschap’ to accelerate the implementation of hydrogen applications. The so-called Aanjagers […]
This summer we wrote a series on 'The Netherlands, hydrogen land'. In this concluding article we present four reasons why we should switch to hydrogen and one reason not to.
Researchers have developed a real-time approach that can help prevent incidents like the large-scale disruption at London’s Gatwick Airport in 2018. Possible drone sightings at […]
Ghanaian innovation, Fikkie the Robot and there is an innovator in everyone. These are some of the themes of recently published books on innovation and technology.
Belgian scientists from the University of Ghent (UGent) have developed a multifunctional agricultural robot that makes genuine sustainable farming much easier. The robot works the […]
A new technology measures the surface temperature on the leaves of plants, informing farmers precisely when to irrigate their crops.
It is essential that growers and tech developers work together. To take the final steps in developing a robot that can pick, count, detect and predict.
How is our hydrogen society and economy faring? In the summer series 'The Netherlands, hydrogen land' we discuss the current state of affairs with technicians and scientists.