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Industry Challenges

Our Solutions

Yield Inconsistency

Each greenhouse site experiences yield inconsistency due to fluctuating environmental conditions, affecting the quality and quantity of produce.

Resource Management

Grower constantly juggles water, nutrients and energy to maintain organic standards, but lacks precise control over these resources.

Qualified Expertise

Finding skilled experts, who adhere to strict organic protocols is a challenge, resulting in a knowledge gap and operational inefficiencies.

Operational Visibility

With a manual approach to data collection and analysis, the grower has limited visibility into the real-time operations.

Optimize Yield and Crop Quality

Automate your entire facility, using a low-code platform. Consistently produce high-quality crops with optimal yield across all facilities.

Use Resource Effectively

Set your own rule-based workflows and smart alarms to use water, nutrients, and energy more efficiently with precise control and reduce costs.

Automate Routine Tasks

Automate climate control that allows you to shift focus on quality optimization and operational improvement.

Enhance Data Use 

Leverage your data to gain insights and predict the plant’s needs, improving decision-making and outcomes.

Greenhouse Challenges

Yield

Each greenhouse site experiences varying degrees of yield inconsistency due to fluctuating environmental conditions, affecting the quality and quantity of produce.

Need
: Quality and Yield Optimization. Consistently produce high-quality crops with maximum yield across all facilities.

Resource Management

Grower constantly juggles water, nutrients and energy to maintain organic standards and reduce waste, but lacks precise control over these resources.

Need
: Efficient Resource Usage. 
Use water, nutrients, and energy more efficiently to meet sustainability targets and reduce costs.

Labor Quality and Retention

Finding skilled labor that can adhere to the strict organic protocols is a challenge, resulting in a knowledge gap and operational inefficiencies.

Need
: Staff Development and Retention
Implement systems that help staff develop their skills and reduce the complexity of their tasks, increasing job satisfaction and retention rates.

Technology Optimization

Grower’s hands-on approach leaves him stretched thin, with less time to focus on strategic planning and research for yield improvement. 

Need: Automation of Routine Tasks
Automate environmental monitoring and adjustments to free up time for the greenhouse operator and his team to focus on quality control and operational improvement.

Operational Visibility:

With a manual, piecemeal approach to data collection and analysis, the grower has limited visibility into the real-time performance of the growing operations.

Need: Enhanced Data Use
Leverage collected data to gain insights and predict plant needs, improving decision-making and outcomes.

Greenhouse Challenges

Yield

Each greenhouse site experiences varying degrees of yield inconsistency due to fluctuating environmental conditions, affecting the quality and quantity of produce.

Need: Quality and Yield Optimization. Consistently produce high-quality crops with maximum yield across all facilities.

Resource Management

Grower constantly juggles water, nutrients and energy to maintain organic standards and reduce waste, but lacks precise control over these resources.

Need: Efficient Resource Usage.

Use water, nutrients, and energy more efficiently to meet sustainability targets and reduce costs.

Qualified Expertise and Retention

Finding skilled expertise that can adhere to the strict organic protocols is a challenge, resulting in a knowledge gap and operational inefficiencies.

Need: Staff Development and Retention Implement systems that help staff develop their skills and reduce the complexity of their tasks, increasing job satisfaction and retention rates.

Technology Optimization

Grower’s hands-on approach leaves him stretched thin, with less time to focus on strategic planning and research for yield improvement.

Need: Automation of Routine Tasks

Automate environmental monitoring and adjustments to free up time for the greenhouse operator and his team to focus on quality control and operational improvement.

Operational Visibility

With a manual, piecemeal approach to data collection and analysis, the grower has limited visibility into the real-time performance of the growing operations.

Need: Enhanced Data Use.

Leverage collected data to gain insights and predict plant needs, improving decision-making and outcomes.

Why Smart Control Automation System?

Precision Farming

Koidra’s technology can give you precise control over the growing conditions, automating adjustments for optimal plant growth, which is critical for high-quality produce.

AI Optimization

Koidra’s AI could analyze your data, allowing you to respond to environmental changes quickly, reducing resource wastage and improving yields.

Labor Empowerment

Intelligent automation would handle monotonous tasks, upskilling the labor force to manage and interact with the AI systems, fostering employee engagement and retention.

Comprehensive Reporting

With better data analytics and reporting, growers could provide comprehensive performance insights to stakeholders, justifying further investment in technology and process improvement.

Scalable Solutions

As Greenhouse expands, Koidra’s scalable solutions can grow with your operations, maintaining control and consistency across all sites.

Solutions
Datapilot

We offer a comprehensive solution for ORC systems throughout the greenhouse facility.

Autopilot Grow

The high volume of data organized into a user dashboard for visualization fosters the operation of greenhouses.

Autopilot 360

Comprehensive solutions with top-down and bottom-up approaches are allocated to conduct risk assessment and exposure mapping.

Koidra Solutions

Our solutions enhance greenhouses operations through a tiered approach, offering three innovative products.

Datapilot

We offer a comprehensive solution for ORC systems throughout the greenhouse facility.

Autopilot Grow

The high volume of data organized into a user dashboard for visualization fosters the operation of greenhouses.

Autopilot 360

Comprehensive solutions with top-down and bottom-up approaches are allocated to conduct risk assessment and exposure mapping.

Horticulture Solutions
Horticulture Solutions
Koidra is the market leader in Smart Greenhouse Control. Our Copilot system plays a role as an intelligent smart grower assistant. Now you can optimize greenhouse operations, increase yield and reduce energy consumption through a tiered approach, offering three innovative solutions.

DataPilot

Advanced Operational Analytics

DataPilot is the foundation of Koidra’s technology. It seamlessly integrates with multiple existing climate sensors and systems. Operational data is centralized in an intuitive dashboard.

DataPilot enables greenhouse growers to have complete visibility of plant growth and empowers them to make informed and data-driven decisions.

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KoPilot Grow

Enhanced Growing Automation

KoPilot Grow takes greenhouse automation to the next level with its physics-informed AI technology. The advanced climate control system is built on extensive research and development.

KoPilot Grow offers precision and efficiency to help greenhouse growers optimize plant growth and yield, hence maximize their return on investment.

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KoPilot 360

Full Facility Automation

KoPilot 360, the cutting-edge automation platform, offers a transformative approach to greenhouse operations by providing whole system automation.

Greenhouse growers can experience streamlined operations, improved crop quality, optimal resource allocation, and maximize productivity throughout their operations.

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Digital Horticulture

Repeated Wins in the Autonomous
Greenhouse Challenges

Koidra is the leading provider of autonomous growing technology. We won the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenges twice, consistently outperforming both reference expert growers and competing teams.

Endorsed by Industry Leaders

Koidra's solutions are choosen by top commercial greenhouses. Esteemed research institutions and government agencies, including the USDA and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, also recognize and support our cutting-edge technology through research grants.
Koidra provides award-winning autonomous control technology for greenhouses 

Higher yield

More savings

Process automation and optimization

Repeated Wins in the Autonomous
Greenhouse Challenges

Koidra is the leading provider of autonomous growing technology. We won the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenges twice, consistently outperforming both reference expert growers and competing teams.

Endorsed by Industry Leaders

Koidra's solutions are choosen by top commercial greenhouses. Esteemed research institutions and government agencies, including the USDA and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, also recognize and support our cutting-edge technology through research grants.
Greenhouse Industry Transformation:
Proven Success and Innovations

Consecutive victories in the prestigious Autonomous Greenhouses Challenge, surpassing expert growers with up to 27% higher profits

Unmatched success in commercial trials, with yield increases and energy saving of more than 20%

Recipient of research grants from USDA and partner with top research institutions for groundbreaking research in enhancing crop productivity

Case Studies

Discover the impact of our versatile automation solutions, successfully deployed in diverse cases.

Koidra’s Intelligent Automation exceeds leading Canadian greenhouse’s production by more than 20%

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Boosting net profit to 27.8%, Koidra won the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge, again

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Success Stories

20% Yield Increase on Cucumber
with Autonomous Greenhouse

The Koidra–Great Lakes Greenhouse Inc. (GLG) partnership boosted the yield of hydroponic cucumber by 19.6% in 2022. KoPilot created positive impacts on environmental sustainability, crop quality and yields. The project showed AI potentials to revolutionize agriculture and enhance global food supply chains.
Benefits

Outstanding yield increase by 19.6%

Precise operation and better product quality

Optimized resource usage

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Boosting net profit to 27.8%, Koidra won the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge

A joint team led by Koidra won the 3rd Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge (AGC) in 2022 by optimizing the final net profit to 27.8%. Koidra’s technology was also at the core of team Sonoma’s victory in the previous AGC by generating the impressive net profit of €5.93 per one square meter per crop cycle.
Benefits

Enhanced complex production systems

Fully automated greenhouse cultivation

Crop diversification

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28.5% Yield Increase on Eggplant with Autonomous Greenhouse

Koidra joined hands with the Canada-based Great Lakes Greenhouse Inc. (GLG) to accelerate the yield of organic eggplant. Utilizing Koidra’s KoPilot Grow, GLG not only increased their yield significantly but also reduced the unit electricity cost.
Benefits

Increase in yield of 28.5%

Same amount of electricity, KoPilot zone yielded an impressive 21.5 kg/m2, compared to the 16.7 kg/m2

Unsellable eggplants were 10% lower

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How Koidra's Solutions Transform the Greenhouse Industry

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FAQs

How does Koidra's operator-driven KoPilot work?
  1. Operator Involvement: It allows operators, who are often the most knowledgeable about the process flow, to take an active role in automation.
  2. Knowledge Preservation: The platform’s transparent, version-controlled automation becomes a company’s intellectual property.
  3. Standardization of Operations: Koidra aims to standardize operations across different shifts and opinions, moving away from ad-hoc experiences to a more unified approach.
What are the competitive advantages of Koidra?
  1. Public Track Records: Koidra has a unique claim of enhancing yield and profit, validated by third parties.
  2. Experience Combination: Koidra combines software technology with manufacturing operations expertise, a rare combination among competitors.
  3. Commercial Partnerships: Koidra has partnerships with large farms and top research institutions.
  4. Integration and Security: Their systems offer seamless integration with existing control systems and enhanced security features.
What are the challenges and advancements in IoT?
  1. IoT Potential and Challenges: The economic value of IoT is significant but capturing it is challenging. The value captured in 2020 was at the lower end of the 2015 projections, and future estimates have been adjusted due to changing conditions.
  2. Changes in IoT: There have been significant shifts in IoT adoption, impacts, and external factors like GDP growth and oil prices since 2015.
  3. Factors Influencing IoT Growth: Key factors affecting IoT market growth include technological advancements and changes in business and economic landscapes.
How does Koidra approach IoT and automation?
  1. Koidra’s Expertise: Koidra possesses expertise in data analysis, energy modeling, and programming, while customers contribute their operational experience.
  2. Koidra’s Products: Datapilot and KoPilot are Koidra’s software products, offering solutions like remote monitoring and analysis using OPC protocol.
  3. Automation and Customization: Koidra emphasizes the need for tailored solutions for each factory due to unique factors like process flow and materials. They propose automation plans and iterative improvements using their platform.
What is the concept of preventive maintenance in Koidra’s context?
  1. Traditional vs. Modern Maintenance: Traditionally, maintenance was scheduled or based on manual planning. Koidra introduces data-driven preventive maintenance, allowing for more efficient and timely maintenance actions.
  2. Maintenance Notification Service: Koidra suggests a proactive maintenance notification service, which could be a new offering for service departments of hardware makers, shifting from selling replacements to providing maintenance services.
What improvements does Koidra offer in automation and maintenance?
  1. Automation Logic: Koidra’s approach moves away from traditional ladder logic, offering transparent, accessible, and easily adaptable automation logic.
  2. Maintenance Planning: Koidra advocates for a shift from manual, schedule-based maintenance to a more efficient, data-driven approach.
  3. Cost Savings: The adoption of Koidra’s methods can lead to reduced labor costs and more efficient maintenance planning for end users.