Marc van Iersel gives seminar at Texas A&M

Candidus co-founder and horticulture professor at the University gave a seminar for the horticulture department at Texas A&M. He discussed the latest research on lighting approaches done at the University of Georgia. Topics include the effects of far-red light n lettuce growth, screening for rapid growing crops (with a high light use efficiency), and theContinue reading “Marc van Iersel gives seminar at Texas A&M”

Candidus receives $250,000 award from Grow-NY

The 2nd annual Grow-NY start-up business competition announced its winners today. And Candidus has been awarded $250,000 to help grow our company! The competition started with over 260 startup companies who applied to be part of the program. From that large group, 20 finalists were selected in early September. In the past months, we haveContinue reading “Candidus receives $250,000 award from Grow-NY”

Candidus’ Conservation Innovation Grant featured on HortiDaily

HortiDaily, the on-line platform with the latest horticultural news from around the world highlighted Candidus’ latest project: a Conservation Innovation Grant from USDA-NRCS. NRCS and Candidus will collaborate to bring our adaptive lighting technology to the greenhouse industry and to quantify the impact of our lighting control approach. You can read the full story atContinue reading “Candidus’ Conservation Innovation Grant featured on HortiDaily”