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Plantagons Hans Hassle tilldelas Khalifa International Award for Agricultural Innovation

Plantagons Hans Hassle tilldelas Khalifa International Award for Agricultural Innovation

Press Releases   •   Apr 14, 2018 02:25 GMT

Hans Hassle, medgrundare och generalsekreterare för Plantagon International, tilldelas det prestigefyllda priset Khalifa International Award for Agricultural Innovation, under den Sixth International Date Palm Conference (SIDPC), som hölls 19-21 mars 2018 i Abu Dhabi, FAE, under beskydd av HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president i Förenade Arabemiraten.

 Hans Hassle, Plantagon, awarded the Khalifa International Award for Agricultural Innovation

Hans Hassle, Plantagon, awarded the Khalifa International Award for Agricultural Innovation

Press Releases   •   Apr 13, 2018 15:23 GMT

ABU DHABI, UAE (April 13 2018) – Mr Hans Hassle, co-founder and Secretary-General of Plantagon International, was awarded the prestigious Khalifa International Award for Agricultural Innovation during the recently held 6th International Date Palm Conference (SIDPC) under the patronage of the H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE, during 19 – 21 March 2018 in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Feeding the city – local, sustainable and profitable food, grown in cities

Feeding the city – local, sustainable and profitable food, grown in cities

News   •   Dec 03, 2017 21:54 GMT

Plantagon launches its first City Farm out of ten until 2020 in the Swedish capital Stockholm. Plantagon invites the crowd to be part of a movement #feedingthecity. Under the famous building "DN-Skrapan" up to 70 metric tonnes of high quality food will be produced yearly – from a place previously being used as a storage room.

Urban Agriculture just got serious!  Plantagon is building 10 underground city farms in Stockholm – and locals are invited to join in…

Urban Agriculture just got serious! Plantagon is building 10 underground city farms in Stockholm – and locals are invited to join in…

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 15:52 GMT

We hear a lot about smart sustainable innovations coming from Sweden, from turning rubbish into fuel, recycling excess heat from data centres, geothermals etc… Swedish pioneers Plantagon, are now taking on sustainable city farming on an industrial scale.

Närodlat på riktigt! Plantagon bygger tio inomhusodlingar i Stockholm – och stockholmarna bjuds in att vara med

Närodlat på riktigt! Plantagon bygger tio inomhusodlingar i Stockholm – och stockholmarna bjuds in att vara med

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 12:23 GMT

Plantagon® CityFarm är ett nytt koncept för att använda tomma lokaler till effektiv och hållbar matproduktion i städer. Den första anläggningen ligger under DN-skrapan på Kungsholmen i Stockholm, och målet är att till 2020 ha tio produktionsanläggningar igång i Stockholmsområdet. Nu bjuds allmänheten in till en crowdfunding-kampanj på investerarplattformen Fundedbyme för att stödja expansionen.

Plantagon, världsledande pionjär inom stadsodling bygger tio inomhusodlingar i Stockholm

Plantagon, världsledande pionjär inom stadsodling bygger tio inomhusodlingar i Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2017 11:23 GMT

Nu sätter grönsaksodlingen i DN-huset igång! Plantagon® CityFarm är ett nytt koncept för att använda lokaler under jord till resurseffektiv och hållbar matproduktion i städer, och målet är att bygga 10 anläggningar för inomhusodling i Stockholmsområdet. I februari startar den första anläggningen i DN-huset i Stockholm.

Plantagon bjuder in likasinnade att delta i kampen mot den globala matkrisen.  Säg Hej till definitionen av inkluderande kapitalism!

Plantagon bjuder in likasinnade att delta i kampen mot den globala matkrisen. Säg Hej till definitionen av inkluderande kapitalism!

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2017 08:23 GMT

Plantagon International, pionjär inom stadsodling och foodtech, vill bidra till lösningar för den globala matkris världen står inför. Nu vill företaget bjuda in likasinnade över hela världen. Genom sin banbrytande företagsstruktur vill Plantagon demokratisera och dela makt och vinst i företaget och gå i bräschen för ett inkluderande och ansvarstagande företagande.

Harvard University knocks on the door for Plantagon’s governance model

Harvard University knocks on the door for Plantagon’s governance model

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 07:59 GMT

Plantagon’s governance model the Companization is picking up international attention. The model is built on an advanced societal approach where the objective is to democratize the share holding company by taking away anonymous ownership that only focuses on maximizing profit. Plantagon will be part of an innovative interdisciplinary study by the Peace Research Institute in Oslo.

BLOG POST: We're not killing the farmer – yet

BLOG POST: We're not killing the farmer – yet

Blog posts   •   Oct 06, 2017 13:37 GMT

​BLOG POST: Will we be able to grow our food without experience in the future? Modern technology has taken quantum leaps recently regarding ways to monitor crop production. Does this mean we don’t need educated farmers in the future?

Plantagon. Hälften växthus – hälften kontor

Plantagon. Hälften växthus – hälften kontor

News   •   Sep 05, 2017 12:45 GMT

Ett kontorshus som är till hälften växthus och hälften toppmoderna kontorslokaler. Så beskrivs World Food Building – 17-våningshuset i Linköping som ska ta det gröna till nya höjder, skriver Maria Olsson Äärlaht i Lokalnytt .

Plantagon announces its 40th approved patent

Plantagon announces its 40th approved patent

News   •   Jun 16, 2017 10:18 GMT

Developing and expanding the Intellectual Property Portfolio is an important corporate strategy for the Sweden based innovation company Plantagon International, with recent patents granted in the US, China and Australia.

Plantagon featured in documentary on vertical farming on Dutch national television

Plantagon featured in documentary on vertical farming on Dutch national television

News   •   May 26, 2017 15:17 GMT

Plantagon is featured in a documentary about vertical farming on Dutch national television. Interviews with Plantagon co-founder Hans Hassle, but also Professor Dickson Despommier, member of Plantagon's Honorary Board, and many more. See the English version here.

Plantagon featured in El Pais One

Plantagon featured in El Pais One

News   •   May 26, 2017 14:49 GMT

Plantagon's co-founder and general secretary Hans Hassle was interviewed recently by leading Spanish media El Pais. The interview is featured in the online news channel El Pais One, and translated into Spanish.

UOWD and Plantagon to establish Urban Agriculture Research Centre in Dubai

UOWD and Plantagon to establish Urban Agriculture Research Centre in Dubai

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2017 16:38 GMT

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) – with expertise on Supply Chain Management, Marketing and Engineering science – and the Swedish company Plantagon, known for their patented innovations in the field of urban food production systems, have established a newly formed partnership with a focus on urban agriculture related research and the development of innovative solutions for the UAE.

Plantagon Sustainability Strategist Ranked as One of the World's Most Influential Global Smart City Leaders

Plantagon Sustainability Strategist Ranked as One of the World's Most Influential Global Smart City Leaders

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2017 21:22 GMT

Those who think that Smart Cities mainly concerns digitalization and telecom networks in cities have to think again. Smart Cities integrate all vital functions and infrastructure within urban planning like energy, waste, water and food production. Until now, there has not existed any global standards for integrating food production in cities. The ISO/TC 268 aims to change that.

BLOG POST: Well, it happened! No veggies on the shelves!

BLOG POST: Well, it happened! No veggies on the shelves!

Blog posts   •   Feb 04, 2017 02:36 GMT

As Southern Europe recently was struck by snowstorms we suddenly came to realize this had impact on our daily lives. Suddenly the vegetable shelves were empty and not a single salad was to be found in stores throughout Sweden. This clearly shows the fragility of our current food system, heavily relying on imports. And the inevitable question is: How resilient is our food system in a crisis?

Pressinbjudan: Lacrosse ett sätt att leva

Pressinbjudan: Lacrosse ett sätt att leva

Press Releases   •   Jan 22, 2017 22:28 GMT

Lacrosse är en av de ledande sporterna i Nordamerika, och sporten har sina rötter i irokesernas kultur. Många känner kanske inte till att Sverige har ett nationellt lacrosselag som inför EM i Åbo 2017 har inlett samarbete med ett av världens främsta lacrosselag, Onondaga Nation. Samarbetet innebär att Rex Lyons, lacrossemästare och mångårig coach för Onondaga Nation, kommer in som ny huvudtränare.

Dubai investor takes a stake in Swedish Plantagon Agritechture AB

Dubai investor takes a stake in Swedish Plantagon Agritechture AB

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2016 12:50 GMT

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, November 30, 2016 –– Stockholm based Plantagon Agritechture AB and Dubai based Enspire Ltd. have decided to partner up. Plantagon, a world-leading pioneer within urban agriculture, spearheads infrastructural food systems integrating energy, water and waste management.

Margaret M. Towle and Michael Roux appointed to the board of directors of Plantagon International

Margaret M. Towle and Michael Roux appointed to the board of directors of Plantagon International

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2016 14:00 GMT

Heavy weight finance experts join forces with movement for inclusive business. Senior Finance Advisors Margaret M. Towle and Michael Roux have been appointed for the Board of Directors of world leading innovation company Plantagon International Association.

BLOG POST: ​New business ecosystems and growth patterns

BLOG POST: ​New business ecosystems and growth patterns

Blog posts   •   Sep 30, 2016 14:05 GMT

BLOG POST: The rules of business growth have changed rather quickly over the past decade. This digital revolution, coupled with an increase in the value placed on environmental and social performance, is re-writing the rules of business growth. Thoughts on new business ecosystems and growth patterns presented by Shrikant Ramakrishnan, Global Business Development Director at Plantagon.