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Urban Crop Solutions
Urban Crop Solutions


Urban   Crop   Solutions   develops   and   builds   indoor   vertical  farms:  plant  recipes,  hardware  &  software.  All tailormade to the specific needs of our clients. We believe  in  using  technology  to  increase  plant  quality  while  minimising  our  planet’s  resources.  Together  with  our  team  of  Plant  Scientists  and  Engineers,  we  deliver  tailormade  solutions  across  the  globe,  all  of  them  linked  to  our  database  of  in-house  developed  plant growing recipes.

Competences & Capabilities

Main    areas    of    specialisation    and    technological    expertise are:

  • Indoor  vertical  farming  system  design  (process  engineering,     HVAC,     LED     lighting,     irrigation,     disinfection, material selection, general lay-out)
  • Biological research (plant growth recipe development,    active    compound    optimisation,    secondary metabolites...)
  • Feasibility   assessments:   by   bridging   the   gap   between  plant  biology  and  factory  engineering,  we can identify the optimal business case
Urban Crop Solutions

Grote Heerweg 67, 8791 Beveren-Leie, Belgium


Maarten Vandecruys, Founder & CTO

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Urban Crop Solutions
Regional Innovation Scheme

Black to the future - biochar and compost as soil amendment

Reducing desertification, improving soils and increasing carbon sequestration through biological charcoal (biochar) and compost