Beste Natur is a Stuttgart-based company that deals in over-the-counter medicinal products, medical products and food supplements, some of which have been manufactured according to their own recipes for many years. The team has expertise in the fields of pharmacy as well as in the cultivation and cultivation of cannabis. The aim is to manufacture cannabis products based on the non-psychoactive cannabinoids that are used in the medical field.


BioTeSys GmbH in Esslingen was founded in 1999 and is a certified service provider for the development, further development and implementation of new concepts in the fields of nutrition (food and feed), natural and chemical raw materials, consumer health care and cosmetics. The core competence is the investigation and assessment of the effect of biologically active ingredients; that is, the identification of the functional properties of an ingredient or a mixture of ingredients, as well as the investigation of their effectiveness and effectiveness.


COMPLED is in the field of LED system development and creates tailor-made LED solutions for research institutions, e.g. Out-of-the-box solutions for indoor plant cultivation. The specialty of COMPLED are spectrally adjustable LED systems, which can be controlled holistically in connection with sensor and control technology. So far, the company has developed a pioneering product portfolio in the field of cannabis cultivation and has already successfully completed several projects.


Computomics is a team of world-leading experts in plant research and bioinformatics and offers high-quality data analysis of sequence data (NGS) for agricultural biotech companies and plant scientists. Computomics helps to understand the complexity of cereals, vegetables, fruits and other genomes. The advanced bioinformatics services offer customers high-quality, state-of-the-art NGS data interpretation.


DEMECAN is an independent company founded in 2017, which grows and processes cannabis for medical purposes in Germany on behalf of the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM). DEMECAN supports research on the use of medical cannabis as well as research aimed at the cultivation conditions and processing methods of cannabis.


Eden Systems is an agricultural technology start-up founded in 2019, which develops and manufactures controlled-environment module technology for indoor cultivation of plants, as well as to support and simplify processes in conventional agriculture. The company's vision is shaped and guided by the requirements and challenges of sustainability and efficiency for the agriculture of the future. Eden Systems thus has the necessary know-how to develop future-oriented solutions for agriculture.


As a subsidiary of the lighting group OSRAM, Fluence by Osram develops particularly powerful and energy-efficient LED lighting systems for commercial crop production and research. This enables higher yields and better plant quality to be achieved compared to conventional lighting in a greenhouse or in vertical cultivation systems. As a leading provider of LED lighting, Fluence by Osram, together with the top international companies in vertical farming and under-glass production, is now aiming for the global cannabis market.


Harter GmbH is an owner-managed company that develops, manufactures and sells energy-saving drying systems for industry. With its heat pump technology, Harter is also active in the field of innovative medical hemp drying and would like to establish a sensor system for optimized process control within the network. This is to ensure gentle drying in different temperature ranges in order to preserve the valuable and volatile ingredients of the cannabis plant.


The company's own, globally unique product HelioVital is an innovative high-tech composite film for the filtration / reduction of optical rays (especially natural UV and IR rays as well as artificial rays from e.g. radiation facilities). Sun protection specially tailored to health and medical needs can be guaranteed. The positive benefit potential, in effectiveness, but also in terms of costs, is not only found among private individuals, but also e.g. used in medical treatments.


As one of the leading providers of health products in the health food store and organic market in Germany, Anton Hübner GmbH & Co. KG has a worldwide sales network. The product portfolio includes over-the-counter medicines, medical devices, food supplements and natural cosmetics. A major focus is the processing of natural raw materials, primarily from organic cultivation or game collection.


J&K Consulting GmbH has been a leading consultancy in the field of good manufacturing practice for 25 years. The customer base includes the five largest European pharmaceutical and chemical groups. The core competence lies in scientific and using a risk-based approach to qualify plants and validate processes according to the requirements of regulated industry.


Klasmann-Deilmann manufactures growing media as an essential basis for the growth of plants and success in production horticulture. The company, founded in 1913, is active in the international substrate industry and operates sales and production companies worldwide. In addition to the core business areas such as the extraction of peat raw materials and the production of wood fibers and green compost.


LuxFlux deals with optical measurement technology and has expertise in the field of software / data analysis from hyperspectral cameras. In a previous research project with the University of Hohenheim, "Farming IOS" was developed: When a drone (e.g. field or vineyard) flies through a drone, a digital infestation map is generated that serves as the basis for recommendations for action for targeted control. Such a technology is also to be developed for the cannabis plant in order to determine the optimal harvest time.


MCO Management Consulting Overesch is an owner-managed management consultancy in the pharmaceutical, medical device and mechanical engineering sectors. Marc Overesch supports and advises his customers with more than 20 years of professional experience in the GMP environment, in different global player groups and in different management functions. The focus of the advice lies in change management, the scaling of small quantities in a medium to large series production and the optimization of process flows and efficiencies in the area of ​​production.


BÜCHI NIR-Online® offers solutions for real-time process control based on online NIR spectroscopy and has e.g. established in the fields of agriculture, food and feed, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Incoming raw materials, intermediate or end products are analyzed and controlled in real time using quality parameters. The technology enables e.g. B. A quick check of the TCH value of the cannabis flowers, the moisture content of the cannabis flowers and their content of cannabinoids and terpenes.


Selecta one is a worldwide leading breeder, producer and marketer of vegetatively propagated ornamental plants. The breeding activities include the bedding and balcony plants, poinsettia, perennials, grasses and cut flowers segments. With 14 of its own production sites and sales companies in Europe, Africa, Asia and America, the group serves all relevant markets globally. The third generation family-owned company is headquartered in Stuttgart-Mühlhausen.


SpexAI develops innovative intelligent sensors to monitor cannabis growth. The data from the spectral image sensors are analyzed using the latest machine learning tools in order to obtain precise information about the current and future status of the plants. This allows better harvest results to be achieved.


STEP Systems develops, produces and markets portable and stationary analysis systems / devices for soil, water and air analysis. The main focus is on measuring devices for determining the pH value, the salt content and the individual nutrients to ensure optimal plant nutrition. The possible uses range from use in professional plant production to mobile on-site use for consultants and use in research and training.