The speed and accuracy of light sources is a huge help to farmers and food scientists in improving their products. Photonics makes it easier to detect crop and water quality, and to test food quality more effectively.

The agri-food sector offers significant market opportunities for organisations working in photonics, with multiple avenues for potential growth.

Sectors concerned

    • Agribusiness
    • Agriculture

Possible technological applications

  • Visual inspection systems
  • Imaging
  • Spectral imaging
  • Spectroscopy
  • UV treatment
  • Illumination
  • Monitoring
  • And many more

Would you like to know more about business opportunities for applying photonics to this sector?

Contact Jean-Christophe Gauthier, Project manager and photonics specialist.