The robot sets down pots with young orchid plants on mobile benches, where they are grown on until they are ready for sale.

Robot automatically spaces young pot orchids right distance apart

Orchid nursery Hazeu Orchids in Delfgauw in the Netherlands has robotised part of its internal transport system. The robot sets down pots with young
The Crux Agribotics cucumber harvesting robot

Crux Agribotics develops cucumber robot with machine learning

Brabant start-up Crux Agribotics has developed the world's first fully automated cucumber harvesting robot. The robot is unique because it also harvests cucumbers deeply
The Plantalyzer automatically measures the tomatoes in the greenhouse

Plantalyzer works as automatic counting system for tomatoes in greenhouses

HortiKey is contracting Wageningen University and Research Centre and Berg Hortimotive for the realisation of the Plantalyzer. The Plantalyzer automatically measures the tomatoes in
Synthetic colors as the harvesting robot identifies different parts of the plants

Artificial 3D pepper model for harvesting robot

In the European SWEEPER project, efforts are being made to create a sweet pepper harvesting robot. Part of this project is the development of
plukrobot voor aardbei in kas

New robot for picking strawberries harvests faster than a human

A new robot for picking strawberries from Octinion, an R & D company from Leuven, was recently unveiled in Hoogstraten. After 2 years of
va won the GreenTech Innovation Award 2016 at the international trade show in Amsterdam in the category Equipment as well as the overall winner.

Deleafing Robot by Priva wins GreenTech Innovation Award 2016

Priva won the GreenTech Innovation Award 2016 yesterday at the international trade show in Amsterdam. The company was the winner in the category Equipment
The Priva Deleafing Robot is the first robot in the world to offer an economically viable alternative for the manual removal of leaves in tomato plants.

Priva deleafing robot co-created with growers

Chances are big that the Priva Deleafing Robot will be the winner of the 2016 GreenTech Innovation Award. It is the first robot in
Sweeper was launched at the beginning of 2015. The goal of this project is to develop a harvesting robot for sweet peppers.

‘A robot has to give you a little something extra.’

Sweeper was launched at the beginning of 2015. The goal of this project is to develop a harvesting robot for sweet peppers. The robot
‘Fewer neck and shoulder complaints and always a uniform quality.’

‘Fewer neck and shoulder complaints and always a uniform quality.’

Leo van den Harg, of the potted rose nursery in Vierpolders that bears his name, bought a Rombomatic ten years ago: a combination of
‘An integrated robot doesn’t need to be more expensive than a conventional machine.’

‘An integrated robot doesn’t need to be more expensive than a conventional machi...

‘We won’t even begin to consider developing a solution if the pay-back time is longer than three and a half years,’ says Piet Oomen,
‘The introduction of robots requires industrial thinking.’

‘The introduction of robots requires industrial thinking.’

Millions of products are grown in the horticulture industry, of which none resembles the other. Not only that, growers tend to harvest their crops
Waiting for the horticulture robot

Waiting for the horticulture robot

Robots appear to be the best solution to combat the rising cost of labour. After all, they can work 24 hours a day, without