Norwegian photobiology, Led lights company at Ag-Con Asia

As Indoor Ag-Con (indoor agriculture) returns to Asia for their second annual event on January 24-25, 2017, in Singapore, Norwegian entrepreneur Per Aage Lysaa from Intravision Group is among the speakers.

Intravision Group is a bio-light and systems integration company working with new technologies for production of foods and plant made pharmaceuticals. Per Aage will speak during the second day, which focuses on technical aspects. Intravision’s focus is on multi-band and spectrum variable LED lights, enabling biological control and optimization of plant responses to specific wavelengths between UVA and IR light.

Per Aage Lysaa is an Norwegian entrepreneur, artist and architect working with light in multiplicity; at one end of the spectrum creating unique artworks and at the other developing light-tools for photobiology applications.

Ag-Con Asia is hosted in addition to the main event that takes place in Las Vegas. Indoor Ag-Con was founded in early 2013 to provide a meeting place for those who are as passionate as about the promise of the indoor agriculture industry. The event encompasses one person start-ups through to multinational firms.

Indoor Ag-Con’s host, Newbean Capital is a registered investment adviser that manages early stage venture capital mandates. Its founder – Nicola Kerslake – has a longstanding interest in agriculture investment, having previously covered agriculture stocks as an equity analyst and managed institutional portfolios that covered the sector.

Indoor Ag-Con has featured keynotes from leaders in farming, supplier, technology and customer sectors, has sold out each of its events, and looks forward to building on this success as the indoor agriculture industry matures.

Ag-Con Asia, held at Marina Bay Sands, will once more “host the best and the brightest in growing, supplying and advising the hydroponics, aquaponics and aeroponics market.”

Industry leading speakers from academia and industry will address topics from automating indoor farms to developing controls systems to funding an indoor farm..

For this year’s Indoor Ag-Con Asia, the organisers hav been thinking about the various forms of innovation that have come together to create the burgeoning indoor agriculture industry, from plant biology to design to new business models. In celebration of these diverse participants in the indoor agriculture market ‘Indoor Ag-Fest’, a series of events and activities around the theme of innovation, is leading up to Indoor Ag-Con Asia.

Intravision’s work from 1999 to 2017 includes research on- and products for light control of fish in aquaculture, marine biotechnology, micro algae production, turf grass systems, and controlled environment systems for production of Plant Made Pharmaceuticals and food plants. Headquartered in Norway, Intravision Group has branches in Shenzhen, China and in Toronto, Canada.

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