Hybrid Hydroponic Horticulture (WP2) aims to combine hydroponic and conventional soil-based agriculture, creating a linked network of hybrid demonstrator farms in peri-urban areas to encourage improvements in dietary health and environmental sustainability.
Dates: July 2021 to December 2024
What is the potential to transform the sustainability, production capacity and nutritional benefits of UK-grown leafy greens by deploying novel foam based hydroponic horticulture with synthetic microbiomes in peri-urban farms alongside existing business?
Professor of Plant-Soil Interactions at the University of Sheffield.
Professor of Plant and Soil Biology at the University of Sheffield and co-Director of the University’s flagship Institute for Sustainable Food.
EPSRC Living With Environmental Change Fellow in the Department of Plant and Animal Sciences at the University of Sheffield.
Professor of Operations Management at the Sheffield University Management School.
Knowledge Exchange Associate in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sheffield.
Professor of Physical Chemistry and Director of the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures at the University of Sheffield.
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield.
Professorial Research Fellow in Food and Health within the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield.
Professor of Plant Environmental Signalling in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield.
Research Associate at the Sheffield University Management School