Q & A With MVP Farms Co-Founder Dan Plant

Dan Plant of MVP Farms

Dan Plant, Co-Founder and Co-President of Calgary, Alberta-based indoor farming company MVP Farms, is joining the Indoor Ag-Con 2019 Conference lineup’s BUSINESS TRACK, where he will be speaking on “Spotting A Great Location.” When he and his business partner, Matt Vanderberg, first started searching for opportunities back in 2016, they set some key constraints. “We came at this from an … Read More

Indoor Farming AI Questions For Nick Genty of AgEye Technologies


Nick Genty, CEO, AgEye Technologies sees a bright future for indoor agriculture due, in no small part, to artificial intelligence. So bright, in fact, that his company refocused and rebranded after launching last spring as Smart Spectrum.  A developer of software and sensor solutions focused on creating dynamic lighting, Smart Spectrum utilized a wide range of data and technology resources … Read More

Daisuke Urano, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore​ DiSTAP IRG, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Center Dr. Daisuke URANO is a principal investigator at Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory and Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) IRG, Singapore. His research aims to produce new vegetable varieties for indoor farming & tropical area, as well as developing new plant bio-sensors … Read More

5 Substrates Questions with Dr. Vijay Rapaka of Smithers Oasis

We’re looking forward to hearing from substrate guru, Dr. Vijay Rapaka of Smithers Oasis at Indoor Ag-Con Asia in Singapore on January 15-16, 2019.  Ahead of that, we caught up with him to talk smart substrates and how startups can work with the major. How did you come to join Smithers Oasis? What is your role with the firm? I … Read More