Lincoln Agritech is a multidisciplinary research and development company, and is a 100% subsidiary of Lincoln University. We have a long track record of delivering leading-edge science and engineering technologies for primary industries and the environmental sector.
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We provide water-related research, focused on understanding and measuring groundwater systems. We also supply tools to regional and central government, and water users, to manage groundwater quality, nitrogen impacts, and water allocation, enabling a sustainable future for water resources.
IRRICAD<sup>TM</sup>, is a world-leading computer software system for designing pressurised irrigation systems, which sells in more than 90 countries, and is available in eight languages. It is used by many of the world’s largest irrigation companies, including Netafim and Nelson Irrigation Corporation, which are also long-time distributors
We develop new high-value materials from biological sources, including coarse wool and plant-derived cellulose. We partner with industry, including the Wool Research Organisation of New Zealand, and focus on commercial applications of new materials.
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We apply and support the development of sensing technologies, including remote sensing, to assess and understand the spatial and temporal variability of soils, crops, and animals. We study how such data can improve decision-making.
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Sensing & Biotechnology
We provide agricultural and industrial clients with: 1) smart sensing technologies that reduce costs, realise new revenue streams and improve decision-making, including capability in machine vision and electromagnetics; 2) microbiome analyses and microbial biotechnologies for biocontrol to manage disease and to enhance plant growth systems; and 3) engineering-based methane mitigation and CO<sub>2</sub> removal techniques to combat global warming and help New Zealand to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.