The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is holding a free one-day event to bring together different sectors including end users of glasshouses and polytunnels, with innovators from materials, lighting, energy, robotics and ICT.
The aim is to identify innovation opportunities, increase efficiency and help to find new solutions for the challenges the industry faces.
Innovation in Greenhouses and Polytunnels: Cross-sectoral Opportunities
11th November 2015, London
Both greenhouses and polytunnels are becoming increasingly important for the UK’s food supply. This is an area where cross-sectoral collaboration could play a crucial role in future innovations, so a key element of this event will be the creation of new connections leading to collaborative projects.
Speakers will be from a wide range of displines and include speakers from ARUP, The Shadow Robot Company, Grodan, BPI Polythene and Innovate UK.
Attendees will include:
Large scale protected edibles growers, who will describe their challenges requiring new innovative solutions
Technology providers from a number of disciplines - with new technologies relevant to the sector
Innovate UK - who will describe current Innovate UK funding opportunities to progress new project ideas identified
There will also be plenty of networking opportunities.
Who should attend?
End users of glasshouses and polytunnels
Innovators from materials, lighting, energy, robotics and ICT
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Got a question?
If you would like to find out more about this event, please feel free to contact Dr Tristan Eagling at KTN: email@example.com.