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Tungsram to Release Flexi-Grow Toplight

The latest model of toplight developed by Hungarian lighting expert Tungsram comes with a wide range of new and improved features, designed to better adapt to customer needs. Developers have deployed state-of-the art technology to create a light source for greenhouses that performs better in nearly all aspects.

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Tungsram opened its R&D vertical farm

An R&D purpose vertical farm unique in Central Europe was presented in the Újpest headquarters of Tungsram. The installation, which is based on technology evoking sci-fi movies, is one of the key factors for the food security of the future. The farm was established with the funding of the Hungarian Ministry for Innovation and Technology (ITM) and inaugurated by State Secretary László György and President & CEO of Tungsram Joerg Bauer.

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Tungsram Agritech awarded at Innovation Grand Prix

For 2020 Tungsram won the IT Innovation Award of the Hungarian Innovation Grand Prix competition for “recycling” the company’s traditional capabilities in innovative areas (tungsten fiber development, sustainable and safe food production).

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Tungsram Luminaries Deployed in Soil-Less Agriculture

Modern agriculture, forestry, and other land uses are accountable for 25% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, according to FAO data. Agriculture is highly reliant on the use of artificial chemicals to produce food, which makes the sector highly polluting. A novel farming method called aquaponics aims to reduce this environmental burden and Tungsram has teamed up with InGreen, an aquaponics farming venture in the Czech Republic in a bid to serve sustainability and food security.

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Tungsram Agritech attended AgriteQ exhibition in Qatar

In 2021, AgriteQ Conference returned for its eighth edition from 23rd to 27th March at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) to highlight innovation in agricultural techniques, and pinpoint the road map to achieve food security and sustainable development. The event furnished an ideal opportunity for industry specialists to explore a wide range of agricultural technologies, equipment and related products, meet key decision-makers, gain valuable insights, and discover the best practices.

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Cabbage research by Tungsram Agritech experts

The Tungsram Agritech team not only provides professional lighting and smart systems to growers and researchers, but also crop production advice to deliver results that meet the stated goal. In order to have as much knowledge and information as possible, our own specialists are also constantly experimenting with different plant species on our research vertical farm equipped with Tungsram Agritech lighting.

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Hortidaily - Shedding more light on the benefits of LEDs in strawberry production

Strawberry cultivation is a key area of precision farming and much effort goes into the optimisation of growing as predictions show that consumer demand is set to increase steadily over the coming years. Joint research focusing on glasshouse strawberry cultivation and carried out by the University of Reading in the United Kingdom and Hungarian lighting expert Tungsram group is shedding more light on the benefits of LEDs in strawberry production.

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Germany’s Vitarom Neurath Aims to Boost Business Growth with Tungsram LEDs

Setting up the right lighting system is a make or break factor in precision farming as inappropriate lighting is bound to translate into lower yields and higher costs. German indoor farmers Vitarom Neurath have picked LED lamps designed and manufactured by Tungsram to install at one of their production sites as they strive to boost production volumes and lower their energy bill.

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