About the impact
of a changing world
at horticulture &
starting materials

IMPACT 2025

Through the Topsector Horticulture & Starting Materials, business community, knowledge institutions and government work together to stimulate innovation in the sector. Since 2012, more than 250 research and innovation projects have been funded through the topsector. Around 400 companies are involved in this.

The results of all these studies end up with the R&D departments of the participating companies. Part of the research, however, remains on the shelf and will not be further developed into concrete products, processes or services. Topsector Horticulture & Starting Materials strives to also transfer this accumulated knowledge to the market. Only then is there real innovation for the sector!

Through the program IMPACT 2025, Topsector Horticulture & Starting Materials wants to retrieve ideas and involve new parties to translate (existing) research into concrete applications in practice. For this, the topsector is organizing a series of activities in 2019 and 2020.

About the impact of a changing world at horticulture & starting materials

About the impact of a changing world at horticulture & starting materials

NEWS

InsectSense winner of Topsector T&U Innovation Prize 2021

Thursday 7 October was the presentation of the third Topsector T&U Innovation Prize. The jury declared InsectSense the winner, while Thermeleon was conferred the audience award. Both winners succeeded in developing an innovation that contributes demonstrably to the realisation of…

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Compete for the Topsector T&U Innovation Prize and be eligible to win a research budget worth 25,000 euros!

Are you an innovative start-up? A future maker who can contribute to sustainable horticulture with promising CROSS-BORDER INNOVATIONS? If this sounds like you, you are an ideal candidate for the Topsector T&U Innovation Prize! The registration deadline is Sunday, 15…

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Sigrow wins second edition of Topsector T&U Innovation Prize

Zoetermeer – The winner of the second Top Sector T&U Innovation Prize was announced on Friday 23 October. The jury had selected Dutch entry Sigrow as the winner. The Swiss-based company Vivent SA received the majority of the public votes.…

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Nominees announced for the 2020 Top Sector T&U Innovation Prize

Zoetermeer – The nominees of the second edition of the Top Sector T&U Innovation Prize have been announced. The jury has selected the following six nominees from among the twenty-six entries: Applied Drone Innovations B.V. Delft adinnovations.nl Delphy Digital   Bleiswijk…

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