SMP-19061 California/ Washington state/ Dutch Collaboration (CAWADU) (BO-48-003-008)

Project: LNV project

Project Details


As a starting point for international partnerships for SMEs in the Agri & Food and Horticulture & Starting Materials sectors, within this project an exploratory study will be performed for robotisation and high-tech improvement in the following two domains:

  • Fruit orchards (labour technology innovations focused at quality improvement, sustainability, water and efficiency, orchard spray innovation to reduce pesticide drift)

Greenhouses/ indoor farming (analyze which high-value crops will create biggest impact with Dutch know-how in California, explore economic viability of indoor growing in Northern CA with Dutch tech and guidance, explore pilots of new Dutch greenhouse and vertical farming automation concepts for California.

Effective start/end date1/01/1931/12/19