2018-05-07

Osram Buys Fluence Bioengineering to Upgrade Its Digital Farming Solutions

Osram is taking the next step in its development of intelligent plant growth solutions by acquiring Fluence Bioengineering, Inc. of Austin, Texas. Fluence specializes in LED-based horticultural systems, using Osram LED chips, for a wide variety of applications including vertical farming, especially in urban areas. Potential crops range from salad greens and herbs to medicinal plants. Osram and Fluence have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
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2017-12-06

Fluence Bioengineering to Increase Adoption of LED Grow Lights with Financing Options and Expansion into Europe

Fluence Bioengineering announces the appointment of Kurt Davis to Director of Fluence Capital and Dr. Theoharis Ouzounis to Business Development, Europe. Both roles will serve as new gateways to speed the adoption rate of LED horticulture lighting solutions across commercial produce, cannabis and ornamental crop production worldwide.
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2017-12-01

Fluence Bioengineering Launches New Vertical Farming Lighting Solutions

Fluence Bioengineering launched three new horticulture lighting solutions designed for the world’s largest vertical farms.
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2016-12-15

MedMen Cannabis Vertical Farm in California Raises Yield 157% with Fluence Bioengineering LED Grow Lights

Fluence Bioengineering today announced that its LED systems have been selected by MedMen, a leading cannabis firm, for its newly renovated cultivation facility in Los Angeles. The new, state-of-the-art vertical farm replaces a traditional single-tier cultivation facility, and enables MedMen to use fewer natural resources, increase overall revenue per square foot and reduce operating cost per pound.
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2016-05-10

Fluence Bioengineering Unveils Horticulture Lighting Improved Efficacy

Fluence Bioengineering, a photobiology design and manufacturing company, has developed an indoor and greenhouse lighting system with an efficacy above 2.0 micromoles per joule (µmol/J) according to replicate, collaborative testing conducted by Rutgers University and Utah State University. The testing found that the VYPRx PLUS had a 21 percent and 58 percent greater efficacy than the leading 1000-watt double-ended and single-ended high pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures respectively, and better than any of the LED technologies studied in an economic analysis of greenhouse lighting paper by Nelson and Bugbee1.
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Asahi Kasei Corporation, a leader in developing high-performance UVC LEDs, today announced the Klaran™ Reactor series, the only third-party tested and validated out-of-the-box water purification technology for original equipment manufact... READ MORE

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces an expansion of the XLamp® High Current LED Array family with new CMT LEDs that extend Cree’s latest metal-based chip-on-board (COB) LED technology to the most prevalent COB form ... READ MORE