Wageningen University and Research presents GeoFood at ISHS symposium in Tenerife

The newly developed energy model for geothermal greenhouse aquaponic systems was presented in Tenerife during the XI International Symposium on Protected Cultivation in Mild Winter Climates. The interest of the audience was piqued due to the circular potential that aquaponics offers in terms of renewable energy, nutrients and microorganisms. Companies and researchers indicated that food […]

Construction of research facilities is going well

As part of the GEOTHERMICA funded GEOFOOD project, LandIng Aquaculture is hard at work building an innovative recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) . The RAS is constructed at the research facilities of Wageningen University and Research in Bleiswijk. It will be used to gather valuable data on energy-, water- and nutrient exchanges in aquaponic systems. The […]

Successful Geofood Symposium in Slovenia

The Geofood Symposium in Slovenia in November received interest from industry stakeholders, researchers, municipalities and policy providers. Geofood visited the geothermal producers Lust – www.lust.si and Ocean Orchids – www.oceanorchids.si. Both companies are growing their production sites and attract an increasing number of visitors to their geothermal heated greenhouses. Below you can see a short […]

Samraekt presents GEOFOOD at Visindavaka in Reykjavik

Samraekt presented GEOFOOD at Vísindavaka in Iceland, which is part of European Researchers’ Night, which is an event organised every year on the last Friday of September. An event was now held in around 340 towns and cities all over Europe. The main objective is to bring together scientists and the public, show scientists and […]

Winner solution for urban farming in Sweden

Samraekt (Iceland) The University of Iceland, EN-EF Concept (Serbia), LandingAquaculture (The Netherlands) and the University of Maribor (Slovenia) participated in the Climate-KIC Innovation Competition – Urban Food from Residual Heat – suggesting urban farming solutions to four municipalities in Sweden, Malmö, Lund, Bjuv and Oscarshamn. The team was one of three finalists and won second […]