Vision

Global warming, monocultures and increasing globalization are increasing the disease pressure - worldwide - on trees and plants enormously, resulting in economic and social damage and a negative effect on CO2 reduction. Due to a growing environmental awareness and changing legislation and regulations, treatment with chemicals is under pressure and the demand for alternative treatment methods is growing. We believe that maintaining a green environment must be a goal in itself, aimed at a healthy and happy life. We know that modern technology can be used here. Not as a goal, but as a means!


Team

MANAGEMENT TEAM consists of three founders Marc Derksen MSc, Bastiaan Roest and Gerard van Onna MSc. Dennis Kemp is responsible for project management and implementation on a daily basis. BUSINESS ADVISORY: Joop Jooritsma (general manager LTO Businesses; Dutch Federation of Agriculture and Horticulture). SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY: Professor Dr. Minelli (Bologna University, dept. Horticulture and Floriculture) and Dr. Vanthoor-Koopmans (owner Greenko Consultancy, Master of Science Biotechnology at Wageningen University). STRATEGIC PARTNERS are BTL and Peercode. As our partner in the field BTL has been a tree specialist for over 40 years with broad experience in realization and guidance. Peercode is our strategic partner in the area of software engineering and user experience design.

Technology

HARDWARE. Our patented method finds its way to high-tech tools for tree surgeons and specialized gardeners. The heart forms a thermal solution, where medium and far infrared is used to defuse pathogenic fungi, bacteria and insects in plants and trees. The infrared is invisible to the naked eye and penetrates into the tree or plant.


SOFTWARE. Forms the brain of our solution. Complex algorithms are used to adjust the efficient treatment to the various environmental variables and tree / plant specific properties. By continuously collecting and analyzing data, we refine the control system. To accurately inform about the status of the treatment, we set up a specially developed Treehold app. This app can also be used for more commercial purposes.

(MICRO) BIOLOGY. Organisms that cause infectious disease include fungi, bacteria, and ectoparasites like insects or other pests that affect plant health. The behaviour of these organisms and insects on our method is followed and interpreted by our strategic partners, a European university and a number of independent laboratories, aimed at an effective, safe, treatment.



Solutions

Treehold offers tree surgeons and specialized gardeners a high-tech solution for the control of harmful bacteria, fungi and insects from trees and plants. The thermal treatment method is based on far and medium infrared technology. The short treatment time makes the treatment method very efficient and putting it into operation is safe and very simple.

We offer solutions for:

Chestnut

Chestnut

Red palm weevil

Red palm weevil

Olive

Olive

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Grape

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Oak

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Ash borer

Partners

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Bologna University
One of the oldest universities in Europe. Its internationally renowned teachers and its quality research give it a competitive edge

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BTL
Belongs to the top in the European green sector

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Greenko Consultancy
Scientific sparring partner in the field of microbiology

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LTO
Agriculture and Horticulture Organization Netherlands offers added value, by combining the strengths of farmers and market gardeners

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Peercode
Innovative professionals in the area of software engineering, user experience design, CE registration and app development

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TAT Engineering+Production
Innovative professionals in the area of creative and hands on designers and engineers

Contact

Treehold BV
Visiting address: Leeghwaterstraat 2b
2811 DV Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
Telephone: +31 (0)6 51 139 956 | info@treehold.com