Invite - EU Laser Fence Research Project Final Conference

An LJMU research project investigating agricultural technology, pest and wildlife control, and chemical reduction in the environment, is holding its Final Conference at Byrom Street.

Laser Fence: Laser systems for the prevention of food chain poisoning and minimization of chemical exposure to the environment, is funded by the EU Life programme from September 2016 to June 2020. The Project Manager is Dr. Martin Sharp (General Engineering Research Institute, FET), Co-Investigators are Dr. Jenny Sneddon (School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science) and Dr. Rebecca Bartlett (Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, FET).  The project is co-ordinated here at LJMU, in partnership with industrial, agricultural and charitable organisations in Scotland, the Netherlands, and Spain. More information is available at the website.

In addition to sharing project outcomes, themes of the conference will include:

  • Agricultural technology and innovations in agriculture, including the use of drones and lasers
  • Pest control
  • Chemical regulation in agriculture

The conference will be attended by the project team and external guests from agricultural trial sites, the funding body, researchers and external organisations with an interest in the above areas.

If you would like to attend the conference please register at

For more information please contact the project team via



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