Innovator Vision

How substrate drives and enables change in the global food system

Thursday, 21 April 2022

Martin Tietema (Growfoam BV) throws light on the use of substrates. What advantages do they add to the entire food system, and how they can work as a solution to global food challenges?

Speakers: Andrew Walker (Moderator), Martin Tietema (

''GROWFOAM is the world’s first and only biodegradable substrate for use in vertical farming and hydroponics. It offers a clean and pathogen free growing environment, is suitable for all key crops in all key cultivation systems and is optimized for automation.''

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