Jul 21, 2021
Watch an interview with Gordy Wills’ exploring how vertical farming could offer greener and more sustainable ways of producing food in the future.
Our Head of Software Engineering, Gordy Wills was invited by the Edinburgh Science Festival 2021 to discuss how smart digital technologies can support environmentally-friendly food growing systems and reveal how computers can be the controllers and encouragers of growth whilst using the minimal possible levels of natural resources.
The eye-opening event was presented by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and was chaired by Dr Hannah Rudman of SRUC. Alongside Dominic Gammon, The Aquaponics Gardens, Gordy considered whether a complex digital information system made of hardware and software could be the answer to sustainable farming.
You can watch the full interview in the video below.
CEO of IGS, David Farquhar, spoke at the 20th annual BioDundee International Conference earlier this week.
Apr 15, 2021
IGS has signed a partnership deal with AgTech R&D experts and growers, Madar Farms, bringing its vertical farming technology to the UAE for the first time. Based in Abu Dhabi, Madar Farms has already developed a range of premium quality indoor grown crops to supply into the local UAE retail market and this deal will allow it to scale its operations.