GreenTech Innovation Awards

GreenTech presents horticulture innovations

Over 50 of GreenTech's exhibiting companies submitted their latest innovations for the 2019 Innovation Awards. The jury nominated 18 innovations and chose 3 grand winners!
On 11 June, the first day of GreenTech 2019, the winners of the 2019 Innovation Awards were announced!


This year's winners of the innovation awards were announced during the opening of GreenTech. In the category ‘Innovation award’: Koppert Biological Systems with the product Natutec Scout, ‘Sustainability award’: Ridder Group with the product Ridder NoNa+ and ‘Concept award’: Grodan (part of ROCKWOOL Group) with the product e-Gro. Congratulations to all nominees and of course the winners!"

Mariska Dreschler Director Horticulture

2019 categories and awards

Category Innovation

The award for the most unique, high-tech and advanced technological innovation.

Category Sustainability

The award for the best sustainable solution on one of the GreenTech themes Water, Energy, Crops, People.


The award for an innovation which is not on the market yet and has the most potential to have a successful market introduction within 2 years.


The award for the innovation with a large scale impact and an innovative contribution to the worldwide food supply. Ideas and solutions from growers also apply.

InNovation Award Committee

GreenTech jurymember Silke Hemming

Harm Maters

Innovation Award Jury

Chairman at AVAG, trade association glasshouse industry & technology.

GreenTech jurymember Silke Hemming

Silke Hemming

Innovation Award Jury

Head scientific researchteam Greenhouse Technology at Wageningen University & Research.

GreenTech jurymember Peter Zwinkels

Peter Zwinkels

Innovation Award Jury

Founder Technokas.

GreenTech jurymember Mark Durno

Mark Durno

Innovation Award Jury


GreenTech jurymember Perry van Adrichem

Perry van Adrichem

Innovation Award Jury

Horti-Tech B.V.

GreenTech jurymember Wolfgang Steiner

Wolfgang Steiner

Innovation Award Jury

CEO Gemüsebau Steiner GmbH & Co KG.