Indoor farming vendors sought for 2nd Annual Asia Agri-Tech Expo in Taipei
The increasing demand for indoor farming systems, greenhouses and environmental control equipment, which are all needed to help stabilize food supply, will set the direction for the 2nd edition of Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum.
The 2nd edition of Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum will be held from July 26 to 28, 2018 at Taipei World Trade Center featuring agriculture manufacturing technologies and total solutions.
This one-stop business-to-business (B2B) platform accommodates almost every agrarian facility and service such as smart farming equipment, irrigation system, bio-fertiliser, agriculture machinery, pesticide residue testing service, traceability system for agricultural products, etc.
Sabine Liu, General Manager of UBM Taiwan pointed out, that “remunerative crops can barely survive from the extreme weather. The development of indoor farming systems, greenhouses and environmental control equipment is needed to help stabilise food supply and quality as well as allow the global agrarian market become more efficient and competitive.”
“Taiwan’s industry has strong integration capabilities and can be the hub to develop agriculture extensive utilization of IoT and bio- technology. Hence, the 2nd edition of Asia Agri-Tech Expo will focus on data transmission and environmental control applications based on agricultural IoT technologies, pesticide residue testers and greenhouse systems,” Liu said.
According to her, UBM Taiwan also saw growing trends of household miniature plant factory and the declining prices of LED package product.