Meet Our Team!

Farmvent is a WURStartup, a start-up born in Wageningen University & Research and is based in Wageningen Campus in the Netherlands

Nikolaos Alfieris

Founder & CEO

Orfeas Voutsinos - Frantzis

Chief Scientific Officer & Co-founder

Lorenzo Veraldi

Business Development Associate

Jiajing Wang

Plant Scientist

Mengmeng Han

Marketing Analyst

Marco Bonadies

Plant Scientist

Vedant Sachdeva

Food Scientist Consultant

Myrto Mela

Plant Scientist

Linda V. G

Plant Scientist

Merijn Faro​

Electrical Engineer

Hara Dimitropoulou

Plant Scientist

Luke Neville

Software Engineer

Do you want to make an impact in food production?

Throughout the year we are always offering internships in Plant Science, Business, Marketing and Engineering reach out to us and let’s have a coffee! Drop us an email at:

Supported by


Forbes 30 under 30 2022

Blue Tulip awards
One of the 50 startups in NL

Urban Greenhouse Challenge 2 WUR
Partner's Prize

Phillips Innovation Award Semi Finalist 2021/2022

Dutch 4TU Impact Challenge
Semi Finalist

Sustainable Development Goals

Located in Food Valley, Farmvent is revolutionizing indoor vertical farming by building cutting-edge technologically small scale advanced farms for indoor cultivation through innovations in automation, AI and plant science.