The Synergia program will be executed by a team consisting of 26 full time researchers (18 PhD students, 6 PDEng students and 2 Postdocs), supervised by renowned scientist from five top universities in the Netherlands collaborating with key industrial partners. This program is led by Prof.dr.ir. P.W.G. Groot Koerkamp, supported by a program management team consisting of the ten work package leaders. The program is planned to kick-off in October 2020, and will run for seven years until 2027.
The public private partnership project AGROS is led by Anja Dieleman, who is also the leader of the use case horticulture, together with Herman Schoorlemmer, leader of the use case agriculture and Yvette de Haas, leader of the use case dairy. The AGROS project started in April 2020, and will run for 4 years until 2024.
anagement team consisting of the ten work package leaders. The program is planned to kick-off in October 2020, and will run for seven years until 2027.
Program management team
PMT members; name, photo, role in the project, link to their profile page at own institute
Peter Groot Koerkamp, scientific program director
Wouter-Jan Schouten, general manager
Niels Anten, leader WP 1: Understanding biological aspects
Marion Matters, leader WP 2: Smart crop & animal sensing
Tamas Keviczky, leader WP 3: Intelligent control & decision making
Dannis Brouwer, leader WP 4: Robotic handling
Arnout Fischer, leader WP 5: Societal aspects & transition
Anja Dieleman, leader Agros Project and leader Use case 1: Horticulture
Yvette de Haas, leader Use case 2: Dairy faming
Jan Kamp, leader Use case 3: Arable crops
Haris Ahmad Khan, project support,
Aafke van den Boom, project support
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