The Power of Collaboration: Improving Food Security for BC and Beyond

Check here for an update on QuantoTech’s collaboration through the Digital Supercluster projects with i-Open Group.

“Through the AutoAg project, a consortia of partners that also includes QuantoTech, Simon Fraser University, Terramera and Verge Ag are working together to develop the world’s first interactive planning software for precision and autonomous agriculture.”

Read more on the work being done with i-Open Group and the Food and Agriculture Institute:

QuantoTech Grow Bank and Food System Map

“This research explores urban agriculture, vertical farming and controlled-environment agriculture methods to address food system vulnerabilities associated with climate change, farm succession and using conventional agriculture methods.”

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.


Vertical Agriculture:Exploring Its Role in Sustainable andResilient Community Food Systems

QuantoTech has teamed up with the University of the Fraser Valley and  i-Open Technologies Inc. to explore innovative ways of addressing food system vulnerabilities and increasing resilience in the face of climate change and economic shocks.

Three outcomes to the study

It is clear that the increasing risk of food shortages are on the forefront of peoples’ minds. Vertical farming is one emerging mechanism to help reduce these stresses.

The results of the study can be found here.