Nutralight: Horticultural lighting prototype development

Project Description

Nutralight, University of South Wales and Wrexham Glyndwr University are collaborting on a CPE project to develop a prototype and batch manufacturing process for an LED lighting system for indoor horticulture.

Project Details

  • Company: Nutralight Ltd
  • CPE partners: University of South Wales and Wrexham Glyndwr University
  • Location: Bridgend

Nutralight is an LED manufacturer specializing in smart lighting, sensing and control solutions for the horticultural market. Smart horticultural lighting is a vastly growing market and is integral to the self-sustaining vertical farms that are set to revolutionize the horticulture industry.

CPE partners USW and Wrexham Glyndwr University are both working with Nutralight to build and develop a prototype luminaire for growing small plants such as strawberries or microgreens. The project also involves optical modelling of a bespoke reflector design and the final work package will investigate options for productionisation.