Marco Tidona from Aponix talks about new accessories for the Aponix vertical barrels Adapter to fool-proof irrigation in vertical farming system Aponix’ Vertical Barrel systems have been on the market for a while now, and since their conception, they have offered an alternative to rack systems as a way of making use of three-dimensional growing […]
Some impressions from GreenTech 2019 in Amsterdam. As every year aponix was located in the Vertical Pavilion and participated in the GreenTech Innovation Award. Thanks for visiting our booth there! Some more images on our facebook page.
We are very honored to have a permanent setup at the German BundesGartenschau in Heilbronn from 17. April until 6. Oct 2019. For more details see https://www.buga2019.de. Thanks to the skilled and diligent researchers, horticulturists and friends of Staatliche Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt (LVG) für Gartenbau Heidelberg (http://www.lvg-bw.de) who are managing and maintaining the setup for the duration […]
Our favorite show in terms of atmosphere, catering and networking within the Dutch horticulture scene – HortiContact Gorinchem 2019. Thank you for choosing aponix to be part of the ‘Innovatieroute‘ at the show. You can find a larger gallery of the show with images of a lot of exhibitors on this page.
Thanks to our friends from HollandPlug/HollandBioProducts for sharing their booth with aponix at IPM 2019 Essen/DE in January; and Romeo Sommers to host one of our standalone demos at the Discovery Center at IPM to have us at IPM Essen 2019.
Aponix had its first appearance at spoga+gafa in Cologne this year to show the flexible vertical barrel applications also to end consumers and gardening professionals. The focus here was to test end consumer awareness and mingle with all the other gardening topics like outdoor kitchen solutions, barbequeues and outdoor living etc.
Aponix is cooperating with the local ‘Staatliche Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt (LVG) für Gartenbau Heidelberg‘ since 2015 to test run and show case the different urban farming setup, also including our standalone soilless barrel and our larger multi barrel setup. This year the solution amongst others has been planted professionally in order to be tested and […]
At this year’s green tech in Amsterdam aponix had the corner booth again in the AVF pavilion and also participated in the round table discussion panel about controlled environsment agriculture and urban vertical farming with influencers of the industry. Looking forward to meet all friends and innovators in that space again in Amsterdam for GreenTech 2019.
Thanks to the initiative Water First aponix was invited to show their vertical farming product at this year’s Seeds&Chips conference in Milan. It was a very exciting show where we met lots of our friends from the global urban ag scene. Marco was speaking about controlled environment agriculture and vertical farming. You can find the talk […]
Since Feb 22nd 2018 aponix can declare preferential goods to make use of international free trade agreements between the European Union and other countries. This enables buyers to save the standard import taxes on larger consignments from Germany. Materials are currently manufactured in and also shipped from Germany. You can find a list of these countries […]
Original Veröffentlichung als Artikel auf ‘Home and Smart’. Das Konzept der vertikalen Pflanztonne von aponix liefert mit lego-artigen Bauteilen eine Lösung für den Aufbau von Pflanzplätzen für den erdlosen Anbau von Salaten und Kräutern mit höchster Pflanzdichte >60 Pflanzen pro Quadratmeter. Hiermit wird der konventionelle horizontale Anbau um eine variable dritte Dimension erweitert. Diese futuristische Art des […]
Our first time exhibiting at HortiContact Gorinchem/NL 2018. Aponix made great contacts and had a fantastic show! More links: Mention in HortiDaily Impressions 1 Impressions 2
More Links: Supported by German Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie Impressions 1 Impressions 2 Official show notes: EN: The aponix vertical barrel enables you to set up vertical grow spaces in a very flexible and modular way. By chosing from a range of different parts you can assemble ring segments and stack the into a […]
Aponix on the title and in an article of the Oct 2018 Issue of the ASC Trade Publication about aquaponics, aquaculture, permaculture and green growing featuring the aponix vertical barrel system. [Link to the Oct 2017 Issue]
Excerpt: ” Wo liegt der Unterschied zwischen aponix und gängigen vertikalen Systemen? Es gibt mehrere Unterschiede und speziell vertikale Systeme sind sehr unterschiedlich. Jedes System hat seine individuellen Stärken und Schwächen, die man sich vor einer Anschaffung genauer ansehen und gegeneinander abwägen sollte. Im Zweifel empfehlen wir, zunächst einen praktischen Test zu machen. Die Mission […]
Here are a few impressions from the aponix concept being shown at the WGIC – World Green Infrastructure Congress 2017 in Berlin.
This publication is meant for free download, redistribution on 3rd party channels and usage for articles in magazines and as news: Files: pressrelease_aponix_2017-06-16.doc (90KB) pressrelease_aponix_2017-06-16_images.zip (7MB) The aponix vertical barrel is a new concept that facilitates setup of high density grow spaces for soil-less production by expanding the NFT hydroponics concept into the 3rd dimension in a very […]
German press content: Diese Pressemeldung kann frei heruntergeladen, modifiziert und als News verwendet werden: Dateien: pressemeldung_aponix_2017-05-30.doc (90KB) pressemeldung_aponix_2017-05-30_bilder.zip (7MB) Das Konzept der vertikalen Pflanztonne von aponix liefert mit lego-artigen Bauteilen eine Lösung für den Aufbau von Pflanzplätzen für den erdlosen Anbau von Salaten und Kräutern mit höchster Pflanzdichte >60 Pflanzen pro Quadratmeter. Hiermit wird der […]
The aponix vertical barrel is a new concept that facilitates setup of high density grow spaces for soil-less production by expanding the NFT hydroponics concept in a very flexible way. It is especially designed for urban farming facilities operating on limited space. The concept uses sturdy, compact and simple parts that can be integrated smoothly […]
Here are a few impressions from the aponix concept being shown at the GFIA exhibition in Utrecht. We have also been part of the Innovation Theatre program there with the ‘Aponix Vertical Barrel for High Density Soil-Less Plant Production’.
Here are a few impressions from the aponix concept being shown at the Seeds & Chips Expo in Milan. Thanks AVF for setting things up!
144 plants per square metre Instead of cultivating herbs and leafy vegetables in vertical NFT gutters, German developer Marco Tidona, decided to bend the gutters to cultivate in cylindrical cultivation barrels. With these Aponix barrels he can place about 144 plants per square metre in a space that is 2.30 metres high. Lego bricks In […]
We have come a long way to proudly announce, that we are finishing the last fine tuning to the tooling to manufacture large numbers of the 2nd generation vertical barrel parts. Many improvements have been implemented. Parts will be ready to ship at the end of January 2017. Please request your quote here. Here are some preview […]
Here are a few impressions from the aponix concept being shown at the CropWorld 2016 exhibition in Amsterdam.
The Aponix vertical barrel is a new concept that facilitates setup of high-density growth spaces for soil-less production by taking the NFT concept to the 3rd dimension in a very flexible and stunningly simple way. Especially for urban farming facilities operating on limited space this will be a real game changer. (…) Please visit The […]
Urban farming poised to revolutionise agri-food production, says Professor Dickson Despommier and leaders in this market sector
Excerpt: (…) Other innovators who are embracing vertical and urban farming enthusiastically are equally ambitious, but their vision of how far the change will go and its relationship to traditional methods varies considerably. Marco Tidona, Managing Director of aponix.eu, based in Heidelberg, Germany (exhibiting in the Vertical Farm Zone at GFIA Europe 2017 in the […]
Staatliche Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Gartenbau Heidelberg (LVG) is running a test of 3 different soilless systems starting June 2016. The systems can be seen at the open door day on the 10th of July 2016 (see: invitation). For the aponix barrels mini grow cubes are used in a fully automated hydroponic circulation growing leafy […]
At this year’s GreenTech in Amsterdam aponix announced the start of the large series production. After 2 years of testing some very important improvements have been incorporated into the 1/6th part version 2.0. Parts will be available from September 2016. Many thanks to all the visitors! Topics discussed: Since the vertical barrel shape is fairly new […]
Summary: Aponix will be present at the AVF Summit on June 12 in Amsterdam. Aponix will be exhibiting at GreenTech, June 14.-16. 2016 in Amsterdam. You can find us in the Vertical Farming Pavilion at booth no 08.410Q. Aponix aeroponic barrels are shown as a kind of new component for vertical farming in the Beijing International Urban Agricultural S&T […]
In Tongzhou, suburb of Beijing, CAU FUTONG has set up an agricultural park, called Beijing International Urban Agricultural S&T Park on nearly 100ha. It is a platform for communication & cooperation of international modern agriculture science & technology, demonstration platform of advanced agricultural facility & equipment, testing platform of advanced technology of agricultural science & research, exporting platform of agricultural […]
My interview with Avinash Burra of Green Millenium: AB: Where do you see the Aponix Barrel and your company in the next 5 years? MT: The aeroponic barrel is supposed to be just a start of a system. There are already many improvements that will be incorporated into the next large-scale production tool, which also will […]
greenBUILDING, Ausgabe 01/2016 (#71) – Urban Farming Vertikal, Entwicklung eines Aeroponik-Pflanzsystems
German: Excerpt from the original content: Am Anfang stand die Suche nach einer genialen Geschäftsidee: Eine vertikal modulare Aeroponik-Anlage soll die nachhaltige Lebensmittelproduktion im urbanen Bereich ermöglichen. Und damit die Art, den Ort und die Weise verändern, wie wir Gemüse, Kräuter und Salat in Zukunft produzieren werden. Ideen gibt es viele, wenn man als Entwickler und […]
See article in German in the monthly magazine of our chamber of commerce … (…) Excerpt from the original article: „Die Tonne wird an einen bestehenden Nährstoffkreislauf angeschlossen. Die Nährstofflösung gelangt über eine Druckpumpe und Schläuche in die Tonne und wird im Inneren zu Nieselregen zerstäubt. Damit werden die Wurzeln erreicht, die Pflanzen wachsen, und die […]
>> Read the full article… (…) Current development status and next steps After investing in prototype tooling for the initial few barrels and having tested that the system acually works well, aponix is now working to bring down production cost in order to offer barrels at a reasonable and fair price. This included for example looking […]
Die Landwirtschaft der Zukunft erfordere neue, innovative und effiziente Anbaumethoden, meinte Marco Tidona. Der Software-Entwickler ist Geschäftsführer des Unternehmens “Aponix” in der Bahnstadt. Sein Konzept für städtische Landwirtschaft war ein Thema der Veranstaltung, zu der die Grünen mit Wissenschaftsministerin Theresia Bauer am Mittwoch eingeladen hatten. Auch Vertreter der Initiative “Essbares Heidelberg” stellten ihr Projekt vor. […]