ServicesConsulting, Applied Research, and Membership Plans
Consulting and Applied Research
Looking for strategic, operational, design or market research insights related to your business? Have specific questions about indoor or vertical farming not addressed by our membership plans? We’d be happy to assist you.
Our expertise includes:
- Strategic Planning
- Farm Feasibility
- Facility Design
- Market Research
- Survey Design and Analysis
- Applied Research
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment to discuss your needs.
The Center of Excellence is the best place to connect with other farmers, entrepreneurs, technologists, suppliers, communities, and universities. Our membership plans offer a social media platform to build your virtual community as well as opportunities for branding, promotion, sales, and more. We offer both free and paid plans for individuals and business organizations.
Who Should Join?
- Vertical Farm and Greenhouse Owner/Operators
- Agtech Investors
- Equipment Manufacturers (e.g., lighting, grow systems, etc.)
- Suppliers and Service Companies
- University Faculty and Students
- Sustainability Professionals
- Community Planners
Membership in a Community of Practice
Create a profile and connect to other members through our networking platform. Participate in existing groups or create your own! Benefit from connections to other growers, consultants, vendors, universities, and communities.
We’ll keep you up to date on events, news, conferences, and movement in the industry through our social media channels, newsletter, email, blasts and news-feeds. We also offer a number of free tips and tutorials.
Business Partner Benefits
Access Premium Content
Members have access to premium content including an evolving knowledge base of best practices, research abstracts, training materials and industry reports.
Promote Your Brands
Company members benefit from brand, product, and service promotion. Create a profile and link to social media. We will post your logo to our website and feature you in our communications.
Leadership and Strategy Insights
Our premium business plans include participation in annual Leadership and Investing Round-tables on key topics. We also include a strategy session with the COE Director.
Dedicated Account Manager
Our premium business plans feature a dedicated account manager who will assist with registration, setup, and customer support.
Sell Products and Services
Our COE Marketplace offers an eCommerce storefront for direct sales of products and services. Already have an eCommerce solution? No problem. Set up a storefront with affiliate re-directs. Vendors receive weekly reports on activity.
Qualify for Discounts
Business members qualify for discounts on consulting, special events such as online meetings, webinars, training, and round-tables, as well as products/services sold in the COE Marketplace.