SUSS Agri-preneur Incubation Programme

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Join us in the SUSS Agri-preneur Incubation Programme to experience the landscape, challenges and opportunities of agriculture and food security in Singapore and around the region. 

  • Work with a team of mentors hands-on knowledge and experience in Singapore's agriculture industry
  • Learn about the science behind hi-tech agriculture practices with practical experience in SUSS' own indoor farm
  • Complete a grow cycle of your own vegetables and uncover opportunities in the industry, from growing vegetables to the distribution of nutritional produce

 

Programme Details

Orientation and Setup: Introduction to the Vertical Tower Farming System

  • Why and what is an indoor farming system
  • Components of vertical tower system
  • Pumps and filtration
  • Equipment, lighting and nutrients
  • IoT

Getting Started: Vertical Farming Operation & Automation

  • Making the most of your tower
  • Seeding
  • Cycle from seeding to growing
  • Monitoring and Measurement
  • Harvesting and Post-Harvest

Observations and Overview: Farming and Agri-technology

  • Urban Farming in Singapore
  • What you need to know about plants
  • How to improve your yield
  • Plant health and maintenance

Go to Market: Essential Supporting Farm Operations & Administration

  • Packaging, storage and logistics
  • Quality standards and food safety
  • SFA regulations
  • Government support schemes
  • Market analysis

*Students are required to have a 3-month commitment for the programme. There are 12 lessons in total, starting on 23 July 2022. Please ensure that you are able to make it for all sessions before signing up as limited spaces are available. You will be required to fill in a no drop out form before the confirmation off your slots, to ensure your commitment.

*Only current SUSS students are allowed to sign up for the programme. 

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For more information, please email entrepreneurship@suss.edu.sg

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