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365 days on the eternal ice flows.
The facility has now been extended with the addition of two climate cells.
Researchers from Modena University and Reggio Emilia University – in collaboration with the Foggia’s CRA – evaluated the digestate as an alternative and sustainable substrate for farming and as a nutritive solution in the hydroponic farming of lettuce.
Paul Zabel from the German Aerospace Center operates a greenhouse in the Antarctic, where tomatoes, lettuce and cucumbers flourish
They are trying to accomplish full-cycle of plant growth under microgravity.
In April 2018, Intelligent Growth Solutions welcomed a delegation from South Africa to visit their facility at Invergowrie. The team of three were from the Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA) and their advisors, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an African research and development organization which undertakes multidisciplinary research aimed at improving the quality of life for South Africans.
Located on the High Tech Campus is the Philips GrowWise Center where in 8 climatic chambers LED lighting is tested on different crops, including strawberries. The growers took a look in this research center and were well informed about the knowledge that is gathered to apply LED lighting for the cultivation of strawberries.