The AquaFarm project is born, the exhibition and conference dedicated to aquaculture, shellfish farming and sustainable fishing. As part of the event, a series of conferences and an exhibition area dedicated to cultivation techniques in aquaponics and vertical farming are organized.
The goal is to offer a 360 ° view of technical applications for the production of food from water.
Collaboration begins with AVF – Association for Vertical Farming AVF – Association for Vertical Farming, the international association that deals with sustainable growth and the development of the vertical farming movement.
On January 26-27, the first edition of Aquafarm took place. Dickson Despommier, the creator of vertical farming, confirms his participation to the exhibition as keynote speaker.
The exhibition area and the sector linked to vertical farming attract strong interest from visitors: full conference rooms, success for exhibiting companies and conference speakers.
On February 15-18, the second edition of AquaFarm took place. The collaboration with AVF – Association for Vertical Farming – continues with the additional support of Vertical Farm Italia e ENEA – National Agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economical development. The exhibition area dedicated to the vertical farming sector expands thanks to the participation of major companies including Osram, Planthive, Idromeccanica Lucchini, Wasp.
Thus was born NovelFarm, the international exhibition and conference dedicated to the world of vertical farming, soilless and new cultivation techniques.
The AlgaeFarm project is born, which expands the event to the algaeculture sector. The cultivation of algae and microalgae, although niche, is a segment that has seen an exponential growth in its volumes in recent years, also spreading to consumer products and finding particular application as a natural resource in the energy, food and pharmaceutical / cosmetic sectors.
The appointment of the entire algaculture supply chain. Exhibition area and conferences focused on cultivation, processing and use of algae and microalgae.
Start-ups, small and big companies coming from Italy and abroad: NovelFarm is a moment of gathering which embraces all the different realities in the sector. Discover who has already joined us and confirmed its presence to the next edition. You can meet him, share opinions and experiences and explore all the latest news within new growing systems, soilless and vertical farming.