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05 Sep 2023

CENSIS leads the way with a new centre for Smart Natural Capital

Censis Stand information: A328

A first of its kind innovation and technology proving ground for climate solutions for the world’s farmers and land managers has been launched in Scotland. The Climate Innovation Hub at Glensaugh in Aberdeenshire by The James Hutton Institute to plug a critical gap in access to real-world farming and land management sites to prove and reduce the risk of new climate friendly technologies and ideas.

In partnership with CENSIS, Scotland's Innovation Centre for sensing, imaging and Internet of Things technologies, the hub will also be home to another cutting-edge new initiative, the Centre for Smart Natural Capital. This will provide a unique platform for the development of smart sensing, monitoring and advanced computing and analytics needed to inform the growing field of natural capital.

Through the hub, technology developers will have access to the institute’s 1,000 ha research farm with laboratories to help them develop and test novel concepts and tools, from new smart sensors to recycling farm waste. 

The Centre aims to deploy a growing variety of mainstream and emerging intelligent wireless communications technologies to support farm and estate-wide remote sensor deployments.

Meet the CENSIS staff behind the Centre for Smart Natural Capital on the CENSIS stand, A216, at FFX.