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Francesco Orsini

Associate Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/04 Vegetable and Ornamental Crops

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Internship at the Vertical Farm of Agricola Moderna

Text of the Internship opportunity by Agricola Moderna:

"Agricola Moderna is a Vertical Farming company that currently operates a commercial vertical farm facility in the Milano province, producing baby leaf which are sold to the regional Supermarkets. Inside the vertical farm there is a dedicated laboratory, which enables the research team to test all processes related to the growth of the plants and the development of new plant varieties and recipes. The company goal is to produce crops with superior nutritional quality and taste. Agricola Moderna is opening a full-time intern position for a minimum duration of six months starting from October 22. The topic will be defined before the starting of the internship between the intern, the university supervisor and the AM tutor. The Intern's interest will be taken into strong consideration during the definition of the thesis topic. Besides working on the thesis, the intern will be fully involved in R&D and commercial activities. The ideal candidate should have good agronomic knowledge and be able to work with method.

Internship tasks:

- Assistance during commercial phases

- Collection of data relating to the environment and plant growth

- Organization and execution of various agronomic tests

- Analysis and interpretation of data

- Results presentation

Required skills:

- Curiosity

- Powers of observation

- Sense of initiative

For any application write to marco@agricolamoderna.com [mailto:marco@agricolamoderna.com] attaching your CV"

Published on: July 12 2022