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Applied Drone Innovations

Seven Secrets of Successful Innovation

  I have come to Holland to visit a fledgling start-up, Applied Drone Innovations (ADI), and to see first hand the practical work involved in the application of drones to the environmental monitoring of greenhouses. I’m curious to learn about the challenges they have overcome and to see what lessons can be applied to innovation…
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HiPerGreen: Second half-year symposium

Students, researchers, professors, company representatives and ADI gathered to share progress and ideas at the second half-year symposium of HiPerGreen. This educational programme is a subsidized research project aiming to bring value to horticultural growers. WORLD HORTI CENTER NAALDWIJK, Friday 26th October ADI initiated the HiPerGreen project and is actively involved in the development. Returning…
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Meeting an international audience at the IE2018

Last week, we were present at the Rotterdam Innovation Expo 2018 to showcase the technologies we are developing for the educational programme HiPerGreen. The Rotterdam Innovation Expo is an initiative of several Dutch ministries. It was organised by innovation- and research-oriented groups and institutions such as the Dutch Digital Delta and Holland High tech. This…
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Fruitful matchmaking event at Yes!Delft

The second edition of “Meet the startups” took place last Thursday at the tech incubator Yes!Delft: ADI was one of the 16 tech startups invited to this bi-annual event. The aim of the day was to help tech startups making new connections in the Dutch startup scene. Click here to see the after movie for…
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Wij InHolland Award

In 2016 the ADI boys were happy to receive their first award for the greenhouse drone, it’s nice to look back and see how far we have made it in 2017! The team celebrating after winning first place at the Wij InHolland award for most innovative student project. Needless to say, the money was not…
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Great funding for drone project in greenhouses

Aeronautical engineering students have received a lot of grants to develop drone use in greenhouses. Last Friday October 27 the two year project HiPerGreen (High Precision Greenhouse Farming) kicked off at Inholland University of Applied Sciences in Delft. It is a restart of a project that four students had begun two years ago: Lucien Fesselet from France,…
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Meeting the Minister for Agricultural Affairs

The Applied Drone Innovations team was proud to display our new DJI Matrice at Bunnik Plants to the Dutch Minister for Agricultural Affairs Martijn van Dam. Everything went smoothly and we managed to collect temperature, humidity & C02 data which we could present shortly after flight. Our drone was also collecting images from our home-made…
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