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Vertical farming or city farming – the growth of plants indoors stacked in vertical layers – fully depends on the artificial lighting instead of sunlight. Philips Lighting started working on light products for indoor farming in 2010 together with HAS university and eventually created Philips GrowWise – the research centre in Eindhoven that finds optimal LED-light recipes for indoor farming and develops custom-built vertical farms projects.

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Author profile picture Olga Koltsova is a writer. She is fascinated by the innovative power of Eindhoven, the revolutionary technologies and the unique multicultural society.