Timeline NPEC

  • September 2022

    Official opening of NPEC @ WUR in combination with IPPS7

  • January 2022

    First experiment module 4

  • November 2021

    Module 4 ready for experiments

  • October 2021

    Module 2 and 3 ready

  • July 2021

    First experiments NPEC Climate Room

  • July 2021

    All Ecotrons module 1 installed

  • May 2021

    First NPEC module 5 experiments

  • April 2021

    First Ecotrons module 1 in Utrecht

  • September 2020

    NPEC Greenhouse and climate control ready for equipment installation

  • July 2020

    Publication Tender Module 4

  • July 2020

    1st PHIS installation in SurfSara cloud environment

  • June 2020

    Tech suppliers NPEC Greenhouse known

  • June 2020

    1st data collection session with FieldExplorer

     

  • May 2020

    Market consultation Ecotron module

  • May 2020

    Market consultation PMI/ ME module

  • April 2020

    NPEC module 4 building ready

  • March 2020

    1st flights with NPEC drones

     

  • March 2020

    CropTraits selected as supplier of field phenotyping vehicle

  • December 2019

    NPEC International Advisory Board installed

  • June 2019

    Approval of NPEC by NWO

  • October 2018

    Formal starting date of NPEC

  • January 2018

    Defence of NPEC at international evaluation board

  • June 2017

    Submission of NPEC proposal