SUSS Agri-preneur Incubation Programme

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Overview

Join us in the SUSS Ecopreneur Innovation 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 high-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

Students are required to commit to attending all 12 lessons over a period of 6 months. As spaces are limited, please ensure you can attend all sessions before signing up. Prior to confirming your slots, you will need to complete a No Drop Out form to ensure your commitment.

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

 

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


 

Ready for Ecopreneur Innovation Programme?

 

Next intake in Semester 2.

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Meet the Team

Meng Yi-Ju

Meng Yi-Ju

Executive
Student SUcceSS Centre, Office of Entrepreneurship

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