The BC-based ag tech company will receive up to $3.9 million in repayable contributions to accelerate development of its system to limit crop losses in greenhouses. Ecoation’s tag line is “human knowledge plus machine precision.” 

The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is pursuing four horticultural projects with federal financial assistance. One of those is $1.8 million to support the on-the-vine breeding program to produce high-yielding greenhouse tomatoes with improved flavour and production traits.