UW-Stevens Point Aquaponics Innovation Center
Innovation Center is the first-of-its-kind applied research and education
center. The facility has six replicate
aquaponics production units (one unit shown above) capable of raft (deep water), media, and nutrient
film technique (NFT) production.
Additional resources include:
- Water chemistry analyses
- Purge and quarantine systems
- Adaptable production units
- Plant physiology and growth measurement systems
- Insect collection, identification, and herbivory
- Lighting manipulation and measurement
Check out the current project utilizing the UWSP-AIC...
Construction of the AIC
The Aquaponics Innovation Center (AIC) is located in Montello, WI at the business campus of Nelson and Pade, Inc.®,
the private industry partner for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens
Point's aquaponics programs. The AIC covers 4,800 sq.ft. of Nelson and
Pade, Inc. ®'s
new, state-of-the-art controlled environment greenhouse facility.
Construction of the whole facility began in August, 2014 and was
completed in December, 2014.
The Aquaponics Innovation Center Grand Opening was in April, 2015.