Farm Technology Group
Prof.dr.ir. Eldert van Henten, program leader.
Eldert is the head of the Farm Technolo- gy Group. He will contribute with his vast knowledge of agro-food, 20 years’ experience with vision and robotics in agriculture, and robotic systems integration resulting in proof-of-concept systems of harvesting robots, vi- sion-based weeding systems, egg-collecting robots, and autonomous mobile platforms. He is co-chair TG Agri- cultural Robotics of EuRobotics, co-chair TC Agricultural Robotics and Automation of IEEE RAS.
Dr. Gert Kootstra, project leader of P5 “Greenhouse Robotics”.
Gert is an assistant professor in computer vision and robotics with applications in agriculture. He will contribute with his knowledge of perception for robotic grasping and his experiences with applying such concepts in the EU project PicknPack, addressing robotic handling of food products.