|As more and more people move to expanding cities, farming will be pushed further away from population centers. The result of this is longer transportation routes, less fresh products, increased reliance on petroleum-based fertilizers and more high-intensity monoculture farming. In response to this challenge, Plantagon has developed a vertical space-efficient greenhouse for the urban environment.|
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Press Releases • Jan 20, 2011 13:59 GMT
Plantagon has signed a letter of intent with the Botkyrka municipality in Sweden for establishing a vertical greenhouse. The project has received funding from the Swedish government's Clean-tech Initiative, the Delegation for Sustainable Cities. Construction is planned to begin in 2012.
Press Releases • May 13, 2011 08:12 GMT
STOCKHOLM – May 13, 2011 – Plantagon International AB announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.
Press Releases • Jul 19, 2011 11:58 GMT
Plantagon competes in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC. Plantagon International AB has together with companies such as H&M, Sandvik and Atlas Copco been selected as one of 15 Country Representatives for Sweden in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC.
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Why should a tomato fly 10,000 km? We believe that The Plantagon Greenhouse will change the way we produce ecological and functional food dramatically. For instance, it will allow us to produce ecological tomatoes with clean air and water in urban environments, even in major cities. (English, 46 pages, July 2011) www.plantagon.com
Companization. Two different organizations – one non profit and one for profit - both on the foundation of the Earth Charter and the Global Compact. By implementing these two documents into the corporate articles of association we bring moral questions into an otherwise purely economic forum. equity, ethics and sharing becomes major principles at Plantagon. (Folder 20 pages) www.plantagon.com