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Oct 2023

Market-Driven Technological Partnership

Market-Driven Technological Partnership
Bluelab and partner Excel Seeds are announcing our latest collaboration with Malaysian government-backed think-tank MIGHT (Market-Driven Technological Partnership) and energy innovators Wasavé.

Excel Seeds and Bluelab have provided the automation and measurement technology required to grow strawberries in a lowlands strawberry farm in Malaysia – a remarkable feat – made possible by Wasavé liquefied natural gas (LNG) greenhouse cooling technology COLDGROW™. This technology marks a significant leap forward in sustainable agriculture, offering a 20%-40% saving in total energy bills and a 22%-35% decrease in CO2 emissions.

At the opening event, Hwang Shuang Chuan, Regional Business Partner Manager for Asia and Middle East at Bluelab, commented: “This partnership represents our commitment to pushing the boundaries of agricultural technology and sustainability. Together, we are working towards a future where innovative solutions can provide food security while minimizing environmental impact.”

 

Please find the press release live on our website in the link below.

Bluelab and Excel Seeds Announce Partnership with Malaysian Think-Tank MIGHT and Wasavé for Revolutionary Lowland Strawberry Farm

Bluelab, in collaboration with partner Excel Seeds, is thrilled to announce collaboration with the Malaysian government-backed think-tank, MIGHT (Market-Driven Technological Partnership), and energy innovators Wasavé.

MIGHT and Wasavé have introduced an innovative approach to sustainable agriculture by harnessing the potential of liquefied natural gas (LNG) greenhouse cooling. This technology marks a significant leap forward in sustainable agriculture, offering a 20%-40% saving in total energy bills and a 22%-35% decrease in CO2 emissions.

Excel Seeds and Bluelab are proud to provide the automation and measurement technology required to effectively grow strawberries in the LNG-cooled greenhouse.

The team at the new proof-of-concept lowland strawberry farm

On September 9th, 2023, industry leaders, innovators, and agriculture enthusiasts gathered to witness the inauguration of this remarkable project, which promises to reshape the future of farming in Malaysia. The strawberry farm is poised to revolutionize the agricultural landscape with its innovative approach to energy efficiency, sustainability, and smart farming practices.

Excel Seeds, a prominent player in the agricultural technology sector, has played a pivotal role in this endeavour, incorporating a Bluelab MultiGrow system and Bluelab handheld measurement devices, including Pulse Meter and Combo Meter.

By collaborating closely with MIGHT, Wasavé, and Excel Seeds, Bluelab is taking a significant step toward sustainable agriculture in Malaysia. The project not only showcases the potential of CGR COLDGROW TM technology and LNG applications in agriculture but also highlights the importance of innovation and partnership in addressing the challenges of food production and environmental sustainability.

“This partnership represents our commitment to pushing the boundaries of agricultural technology and sustainability.”

— Hwang Shuang Chuan, Regional Business Partner Manager for Asia and Middle East at Bluelab 

“We are excited to be part of this incredible journey with MIGHT, Wasavé, and Excel Seeds,” said Hwang Shuang Chuan, Regional Business Partner Manager for Asia and Middle East at Bluelab. “This partnership represents our commitment to pushing the boundaries of agricultural technology and sustainability. Together, we are working towards a future where innovative solutions can provide food security while minimizing environmental impact.”

The new lowland strawberry farm is set to become a beacon of innovation in Malaysia and serve as a model for sustainable agriculture practices worldwide. Bluelab and Excel Seeds invite everyone to join in celebrating this remarkable milestone and embark on a journey to shape the future of agriculture in Malaysia.

About Bluelab

Bluelab is a global leader in measurement and control solutions for the agriculture and horticulture industries. With a focus on precision, reliability and innovation, Bluelab empowers commercial growers to maximize crop yield with flexible and scalable solutions. For more information about Bluelab and its products, please visit Bluelab.com.

 

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