Alexander Gerfer

Alexander Gerfer, Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of Würth Elektronik

Würth Elektronik

Alexander Gerfer is Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of Würth Elektronik eiSos group, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of electronic and electromechanical components. He graduated from the engineering school of communications engineering at the Rheinische Akademie Köln and studied electrical engineer (FH) at the Rheinische Fachhochschule.

Videos

Aman Dogra (Financial Times), Hannah Louise Brown (Organifarms) and Alexander Gerfer (Wuerth Elektronik) discuss agriculture and technology at DLD Munich

Agri-Tech Talk

For the past 100 years, progress in food production has been mostly the result of chemical and industrial advances. Better fertilizers, more efficient pesticides, tractors, industrial food production. Now we’re entering a new age of farming, one in which sensors measure soil quality, agribots do the harvest, and salad grows in vertical farms, with LED…
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Ryan Archer, BayWa, Alexander Gerfer, Würth Elektronik, Marc Oshima, AeroFarms discus the benefits of agritech with Lauren Kiel, Bloomberg Green at DLD Munich

Tech To Feed the World

Technology in agriculture is key to producing food more sustainably in the future. Ryan Archer (BayWa), Alexander Gerfer (Würth Elektronik eiSos) and Marc Oshima (AeroFarms) discuss the potential of controlled environments, vertical farming and positive ecological impact of agritech with Lauren Kiel from Bloomberg Green. The need for innovation in agriculture is clear, Alexander Gerfer…
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DLD Summer, space technology, panel discussion, Alexander Gerfer, Daniel Wiegand, Christian Mohr, Jennifer Schenker, Joachim von Schlenk

Space: The New Frontier

Space exploration is a billion dollar global market. It holds the promise of creating unforeseen business opportunities as well as solving global challenges. Big players and visionaries out of the United States are naturally affiliated with space technology. But what about Europe? There’s plenty of talent, creativity and know-how for the continent to play an…
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LED, agriculture, horticulture, intelligent, Alexander Gerfer, Würth, presentation

Intelligent LED Horticulture

Vertical farming is just one way of growing vegetables without destroying forests for farm land. Alexander Gerfer, CTO of Würth Elektronik, explains how smartly controlled LED lights can be used for indoor agriculture that requires very little water and no pesticides.
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Events

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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Stage at DLD Munich 2023, Europe’s leading innovation conference, at Serviceplan’s House of Communication

DLD Munich 2023

Highlights of DLD Munich 2023: Find videos, images and speakers of Europe’s leading innovation conference in one place…
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