The Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) has announced to hold a workshop entitled “The Latest Developments of Plant Factories in Europe,” online on June 1, 2022, in English.
The webinar will provide an overview of the European plant factory market as well as the latest business and research initiatives. Roel Janssen, the chief business officer at Planet Farms, will speak on “Planet Farms: Unlocking the true potential of CEA, with a sophisticated industrial approach to vertical farming, combined with Italian food quality.” Then, Pavlos Kalaitzoglou, the VP Science at Infarm, will share his view on the various research topics under the title “Infarm Crop Science – A trip through our research program and philosophy.” In addition to their talks, there will be a Q&A session/panel discussion with Eri Hayashi, Vice President of the JPFA.
Registered participants in the workshop will also be allowed to view the recorded video, which does not contain its Q&A/panel discussion, anytime at their convenience later during a specified period.
The JPFA 148th workshop will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 9:00-10:30 am (CEST).
The recorded video can be watched from 6:00 am on Friday, June 3, until 6:00 am on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (CEST).
The workshop, comprising a live online seminar and a Q&A/panel discussion, is free of charge for JPFA members. Nonmembers are charged 5,000 YEN each.
For the annual schedule of the JPFA workshops, click here.
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Japan Plant Factory Association
The Japan Plant Factory Association, a nonprofit organization with over 200 members in Japan and abroad, is devoted to advancing the plant factory industry and controlled-environment agriculture in and outside Japan through academia-industry collaborations. The JPFA oversees plant factories on the Chiba University Kashiwanoha campus in Kashiwa, northeast of Tokyo. Also, it works on about 20 R&D projects and runs workshops and training courses.