Partners

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency The EPA P3 program has provided grants for the continuation of this research on a lab-model scale, and the pilot scale.

Blue Sphere Industries is a small corporation operating in the field of CEHRF. Their leadership team is comprised of Clarkson graduates who have worked on this CEHRF project. They are sharing research and provide additional funds for the testing of their equipment and designs.

Clarkson Consulting Group, a team of MBA students, completed a marketing study for local and organic produce needs in the Northern New York region and supported the financial analysis included in award winning business plans.

The Shipley Center for Innovation has provided funds and expertise relating to grant work and business plan competitions.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Service of St. Lawrence County The CCE provides educational and outreach services in Northern New York on food and agricultural issues. Their botanists and agronomists will provide advice and expertise related to the plants we propose to grow within the CEHRF and background on traditional agricultural systems that will provide the base case for comparison.

Illumitex is a specialty lighting company that will provide direction custom spectrum LED lighting fixtures for testing in the pilot scale facility at cost in return for research results.

R&J Refrigeration is a commercial HVAC company out of northern NH. The owner, John Brooks, has acted as a consultant on the CEHRF research project regarding the environmental control and ventilation systems.

Illusion ATC is a custom manufacturing company that has helped with automated system designs previously. They offer consulting on fabrication and system designs, as well as supply materials at cost, and perform any manufacture/fabrication needed.

Powerhouse Systems, Inc specializes in green energy production. Previously, they have provided data on generation capabilities of different systems at the industrial site used in the CEHRF model developed thus far. They also offered to aid in the design of an exhaust turbine for the heating system.

Horizon Lighting will provide expertise on lighting availability and design of the lighting system. They will donate a limited number of free bulbs and help to arrange access to all bulbs required for the lab-scale testing facility.

Clarkson University Office of Educational Partnerships aids with community and educational outreach.

Imagine Foods will share data on their various growing systems trials for comparison, and aid in further system design.