Wouter Bac PhD


Entrepreneur, Fruitomation

After graduating in Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering at Wageningen University in 2010, Wouter started his PhD at research institute Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture.

Wouter has taken several opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills during his studies and PhD and won the PSG Business Challenge in 2013 with team Fruitomation - commercializing a harvesting robot for tomato.

In October 2014 Fruitomation became a start-up company. From then onwards, and after defending his PhD thesis in January 2015, Wouter has worked as an entrepreneur for this company.

Wouter Bac contributed as a speaker to the programme of the PCDI Postdoc Retreat Life Sciences 2014. In 2015 he participated in the speeddate session.