Porphyrio is a spin-off company of the KU Leuven University, founded in 2013. Porphyrio develops cloud based Business Intelligence software (SaaS) for professional livestock & pig production.
The Porphyrio solutions “Lay-Insight”, ”Broiler- Insight” & “Pig-Insight” make use of state-ofthe- art concepts of IoT, Big Data & Analytics to monitor and predict performance & quality of livestock production chains.
Dr. Kristof Mertens is an expert in the EU EIP focus group “Mainstreaming Precision Agriculture”.
Competences & Capabilities
The main expertise & technology of Porphyrio are:
- IoT data platform
- Big Data ICT
- Advanced Biostatistics
- Livestock production
- Animal protein supply chains
- Sustainable livestock production
The innovation we generate guarantees shortterm competitiveness and long-term economic, environmental and social sustainability of the food sector. The multidisciplinary expertise of the team, enables development of solutions for the challenges of modern animal protein production.