Aalsmeer, April 23, 2012
The 6th Innovation Arena Greenport campus with the theme "Growth Lighting and DC" has started on Friday, April 20 at Demokwekerij Westland. The Arena is open for visits from April 23 until June 7.
This Innovation Arena is focused on the following topics: The current and future lighting in horticulture, with SON-T and LED, several studies currently ongoing with LED lighting and the future of DC in horticulture.
DC offers several advantages, including substantial savings and a longer lifespan of electronics. In the Arena there are several video presented, including a tomato grower with his vision of DC in horticulture and a potted plants grower who uses LED lighting in his greenhouse.
The following organizations have participated in the Innovation Arena "Growth Lighting and DC" with a information stand: Horticultural Marketing, DC Foundation, Hortilux Schreder, TNO, Philips, Lemnis Lighting, TTO and Improvement Centre.
Direct Current BV is also assisting in this project.