Who we are

The team at Scynce (sci-ence) has developed a new breed of indoor and greenhouse lighting that is challenging the status quo. Our focus is on better yields instead of only on power savings. With over two decades of automobile, marine, military, architectural and theatrical LED experience, we are excited to share with you the next generation of horticulture lighting solutions.

Leadership Team

John Heiner

VP OF ENGINEERING

Grant Cagann

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

German Wegbrait

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

The Mojo Behind our Dojo

With the rapid & inevitable decriminalization of cannabis throughout North America, new grid-burdening cultivations are coming online every day. Regulators have already begun initiating and tightening efficiency standards, cementing the inevitable move to LED for commercial operations. This comes at a unique nexus where LED technology has come far enough along to directly compete with traditional “tried and true” lighting solutions…at least in terms of delivering proper light energy across the top surface of a grow canopy and producing similar results for flowering.

We believe the next evolution in LED grow lights will be the utilization of optical technologies. These optics will focus and extend light energy down through the entire growing area, promoting healthy growth from roots to canopy.

This breakthrough combined with tunable spectrums, energy savings and a reduction in heat abatement will finally bring about the forthcoming LED revolution in horticulture.

Scynce (sci-ence) has spent over 3 years under heavy R&D developing and securing patents around multiple optical (lens) solutions, smart power and wireless digital spectrum tunability. Officially launched to market in 2018 and led by a team who previously disrupted a related LED market segment, Scynce is uniquely positioned to become the commercial grow light leader over the next 5 years.

Timeline

2008

Steve Adams (CEO at Scynce) founded Rigid Industries LED.

2010

Rigid disrupts the automotive market with optically focused LEDs.

2013

First iteration of horticulture lights with optics are used for growing algae.

2015

Rigid is sold to Truck Light, a division of Penske Automotive.
Horticulture R&D is moved to engineering firm Illum Technology.

2016

Botanist Darin Carpenter contributes to design and patents are filed on optics, spectrum, tuning and controls.

2017

Testing is conducted at 15 partner sites, the results are amazing!
Illum forms Scynce LED to focus specifically on horticulture.

2018

Patents are issued and Scynce LED launches into the market.

2019

Over 5,000 units have been sold and Scynce LED wins award for the “15 Most Promising AgTech Startups”

Patents

No. D846,176

Horticultural lighting fixture.

No. D823,519

Horticultural Lighting Fixture.

No. 9,943,040

Method and apparatus for horticulture lighting and associeted optic systems.

No. 10,178,730

Method and apparatus for horticultural lighting with current sharing.

No. 10,309,613

Method and apparatus for horticultural lighting and associated optic systems.

No. 10,224,610

Method and apparatus for an intelligent lighting system.

No. 9,955,632

Method and apparatus for horticultural lighting to better simulate the sun.

No. 10,028,350

Method and apparatus for horticultural lighting with enhanced dimming and optimized efficiency.

No. 10,034,342

Method and apparatus for an indoor horticulutural facility.

No. 10,398,090

Method and apparatus for horticultural lighting to better simulate the sun

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