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Joint research with Szent István University

From the very beginning, it was important for Tungsram Agritech to find partners with whom we can develop greenhouse solutions for more efficient and optimal crop production by applying the expertise of both parties. One of our first such strategic partnerships was with the colleagues of Szent István University, who are still great supporters of Tungsram.

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Hortidaily - Tungsram joins forces with UK university to prove benefits of LED lighting

With strawberries ranking among the most sought-after seasonal fruits in Europe, Hungarian lighting technology group Tungsram has set out to further fortify its expertise in commercial strawberry growing. The Budapest-based company has teamed up with the University of Reading, one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the field of horticulture in the UK, to gauge the benefits of using LED lighting for strawberry cultivation.

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Together for the development of indoor crop production

Continuous innovation in precision indoor crop production is extremely important to Tungsram Agritech, which is why we are happy to work with companies that are also at the heart of developing crop production. "At the time we started creating the entire Agritech business, we were looking for partners in Hungary with whom we could work to develop a common future together." highlighted Zoltán Sejpes, Head of the Agritech Division.

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Hortidaily - Smart Farming at the Crossroad of Agriculture and IoT

Tackling the challenges posed by climate change, dwindling resources and the exponential rise in population numbers puts significant pressure on the global farming industry. Advances in technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) allow farmers to engage in science-based agriculture independent of intuition.

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Hortidaily - Tungsram Agritech LEDs in the Service of Food Security

The current epidemic engulfing most countries around the globe has underscored the fragility of our world and shed light on the most pressing issues facing humanity, with food security in the top echelon of priorities. Experts argue that vertical farms are the solution of tomorrow when it comes to ensuring an adequate quantity and quality of produce worldwide. Budapest-based Tungsram is supporting the vision of a world with food security by putting its century-long lighting technology expertise to use and developing a range of vertical farm lightbars tailored to individual needs.

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Successful vertical farm lightbar experiment with Chiliyard

One of the main goals of the Tungsram Agritech team is to serve the international market as well as to help domestic producers with our various agricultural lighting solutions.

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Hortidaily - Tungsram’s Indoor Farm Boosts Small-Scale Food Security

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps through the globe, leaving in its wake fatalities and a shattered world economy, food security is increasingly emerging as one of the key concerns of policy makers and citizens the world over. Tungsram’s mini indoor farm called Growth Cabinet is a means for the Budapest-based international corporation to lend a hand as the global community scrambles to stamp out the epidemic and ease the economic fallout.

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Hortidaily - Lighting up business prospects in indoor farming

Among the various business aspects indoor farmers need to consider, a proper artificial lighting is undoubtedly a key element. While a tailor-made lighting design can be costly, failing to ensure adequate lighting conditions could prove even more expensive. If plants do not receive the right kind and amount of light, that may jeopardize the business itself.

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