Founded in 2001, HOLISUN emerged on the Romanian market as a response to the increasing demand of high quality software products. Following the globalization process and the expansion of world trade, Holisun has developed partnerships with companies all over Europe and America: The Netherlands, France, Italy, USA, Canada, Romania.
Our partners are private companies, but also NGOs and public institutions. With all our partners we have close collaborations, with excellent results on both sides.
Our R&D expertise encompasses Artifficial Intelligence, Data Mining and Augmented Reality. The data mining projects (related mainly to Internet of Things) focus on predictive analysis such as soil moisture, predictive maintenance and usage prediction. Although an SME, HOLISUN R&D department benefits on 7 people: PhDs, PhD students and masters of engineering.
The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is the largest research and education institution in Denmark and Scandinavia, with 37,493 students and 9,405 employees in 6 faculties and 36 departments and around 200 research centers. UCPH is ranked among the 6 best in Europe and 39th in the world (CWTS Leiden Ranking, 2020) and currently co-ordinates or participates in more than 450 EU-funded research projects. UCPH tasks will be carried out at the Crop Science Section, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (PLEN) under the Faculty of Science.
PLEN main areas of research are within agriculture, ecology, environment, and their interactions with societal challenges such as climate change and sustainability of food production systems. PLEN priority research focus is on basic and applied research activities and collaboration with universities, stakeholders and policy makers in Europe and abroad. The project is positioned in the Climate and Food Security research group, with research focus on process and system level understanding of crop ecosystems and food systems, including food and energy production.
The Pilze-Nagy Ltd – as a family run medium sized enterprise – has been involved in mushroom business for almost 30 years. Over the core activities, the Pilze-Nagy Ltd. is specialized for waste management of agriwastes (spent oyster mushroom substrate) in its biogas plant. With the spent oyster mushroom utilization as a renewable energy resource the enterprise has performed a pioneering development. In the biogas plant all organic waste materials of mushroom production can be eliminated in the most economic and environment-friendly way. Furthermore, the Pilze-Nagy Ltd. is also taking part in research and development, it was both participant and consortium leader of many domestic R&D project in the course of recent years. As result of it the company is in possession of more own developed know-how on the area of producing substrate for oyster mushrooms and utilizing waste materials of mushroom production. Pilze-Nagy Ltd. emphasizes the importance of knowledge transfer therefore its mushroom growing has been recognized as a demonstration plant. In the last year more than ten workshops were organized for mushroom growers and farmers in order to support good practice exchange in the field of mushroom growing and waste management.