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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.

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.

Chief Sidney Hill and Chief Oren Lyons Tribute To Muhammad Ali

Chief Sidney Hill and Chief Oren Lyons Tribute To Muhammad Ali

News   •   Jun 12, 2016 16:36 GMT

Plantagon AB Chairman of the Board Chief Sidney Hill, and Plantagon International Association's Chairman of the Board Chief Oren Lyons Tribute To Ali at Muhammad Ali's Memorial Service at Louisville, KY, last week.

In warm remembrance of Chief Virgil Thomas

In warm remembrance of Chief Virgil Thomas

News   •   Jan 30, 2015 15:37 GMT

Today we took some time off at the Plantagon office to remember a fine, warm and greatly missed friend - the late Chief Virgil E. Thomas - Board Member and co-founder of Plantagon International. Our thoughts go to Chief Thomas' family and to the Onondaga Nation that lost one of its greatest leaders. Chief Thomas, age 73, chief of the Onondaga Turtle Clan, passed away November 9, 2014.

Space designer Cecilia Hertz confirmed keynote speaker at the Urban Agriculture Summit, January 29-31,

Space designer Cecilia Hertz confirmed keynote speaker at the Urban Agriculture Summit, January 29-31,

News   •   Jan 18, 2013 16:14 GMT

The Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, January 29-31, gathers experts and academia from all over the world to discuss transformative solutions on how to feed people in the urban era. One of the keynote speakers is Cecilia Hertz, industrial designer with a vast experience in interior design for space vehicles. She will talk about how space solutions could be applied in tomorrow's cities.

Professor Jan Staël von Holstein and Mr. Dennis Pamlin, UN Global Compact, confirmed keynote speakers at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31

Professor Jan Staël von Holstein and Mr. Dennis Pamlin, UN Global Compact, confirmed keynote speakers at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31

News   •   Jan 10, 2013 14:45 GMT

The Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31, gathers international experts, industry representatives and academia to discuss transformative solutions on how to feed people in the urban era. Two of the keynote speakers are Jan Staël von Holstein, Professor at the The College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai, and Mr. Dennis Pamlin, the UN Global Compact.

Dr. He Jie och Maria Wetterstrand till Urban Agriculture Summit i Linköping, 29-31 januari

Dr. He Jie och Maria Wetterstrand till Urban Agriculture Summit i Linköping, 29-31 januari

News   •   Jan 10, 2013 11:54 GMT

Urban Agriculture Summit i Linköping 29-31 januari, handlar om hur vi ska klara framtidens livsmedelsförsörjning. Flera framstående experter inom området medverkar, som till exempel Dr He Jie, från Nanyang Technical University i Singapore, som forskar på odling av livsmedel under hårda klimatförhållanden, och Maria Wetterstrand, tidigare riksdagsledamot och språkrör för Miljöpartiet de Gröna.

Dennis Pamlin och Jan Staël von Holstein medverkar i Urban Agriculture Summit i Linköping, 29-31 januari

News   •   Jan 10, 2013 11:52 GMT

Urban Agriculture Summit i Linköping 29-31 januari, samlar experter, företag och beslutsfattare från hela världen kring frågan om hur vi ska klara framtidens livsmedelsförsörjning. Flera framstående experter medverkar och två av talarna är Dennis Pamlin, från the UN Global Compact, och Jan Staël von Holstein, professor vid The College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai.

Dr. He Jie and Maria Wetterstrand confirmed keynote speakers at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013 in Linköping

Dr. He Jie and Maria Wetterstrand confirmed keynote speakers at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013 in Linköping

News   •   Jan 10, 2013 07:10 GMT

The Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31, gathers experts, decision makers, industry leaders and academia from all over the world to discuss how to feed people in the urban era. Two of the keynote speakers are Dr. He Jie, Nanyang Technical University in Singapore, and Maria Wetterstrand, former member of the Swedish parliament and leader of the Swedish green party.

Swedish company Plantagon in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

Swedish company Plantagon in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

News   •   Nov 29, 2012 01:09 GMT

Swedish company Plantagon in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. Representing Plantagon in the finals – a live presentation before the Red Herring jury in Los Angeles November 27-29 – is Mr. S. Ramakrishnan, Area Manager, and Tadodaho Sidney Hill, Six Nations Confederacy, representing Plantagon's Board and owners, the Onondaga Nation. The winners will be announced November 29.

The Swedish company Plantagon is in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

The Swedish company Plantagon is in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

News   •   Nov 27, 2012 17:43 GMT

The Swedish company Plantagon International, creator of the Plantagon Greenhouse for urban agriculture, is in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. The Red Herring editorial team has selected the most innovative and promising companies from a pool of thousands from all over the world. The winners will be announced November 29 in Los Angeles.

Plantagon till final i Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

Plantagon till final i Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

News   •   Nov 26, 2012 11:56 GMT

Det svenska företaget Plantagon, som utvecklar växthus för storstäder, har av det amerikanska innovationsmagasinet Red Herring utsetts till finalist i 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. De mer än 200 företag som har gått vidare bedöms vara de mest innovativa och lovande bland tusentals företag från hela världen. Vinnarna tillkännages vid en ceremoni en 29 november i Los Angeles.

Innovationsföretaget Plantagon medverkar på Generator / Gävle 26-28 november 2012

Innovationsföretaget Plantagon medverkar på Generator / Gävle 26-28 november 2012

News   •   Nov 26, 2012 11:55 GMT

Leif Sieurin från innovationsföretaget Plantagon medverkar på entreprenörs- och innovationskonferensen Generator / Gävle'12 den 26-29 november, i Gävle. Plantagon har den senaste tiden fått mycket uppmärksamhet internationellt och har vunnit en rad utmärkelser som SACC NY Deloitte Green Award, finalplats i Red Herring Top 100 Global samt Silver Stevie Award som Most Innovative Company Europe 2012.

Plantagon part of new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History

Plantagon part of new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History

News   •   Nov 13, 2012 15:09 GMT

The Future of Food, in Our Global Kitchen. The American Museum of Natural History in New York is today opening a new exhibition where Plantagon is taking a part. The exhibition, Our Global Kitchen will be traveling around the world for around seven years. Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle and CFO Owe Pettersson are present in New York for the opening ceremony on November 13.

Pressinbjudan boklansering: "Business as Usual is Over. Den röda kapitalisten", av Hans Hassle

Pressinbjudan boklansering: "Business as Usual is Over. Den röda kapitalisten", av Hans Hassle

News   •   Sep 14, 2012 10:57 GMT

"Kraven på förnyelse av kapitalismen är stora och måste genomföras snarast. Samhället är baserat på ekonomiska drivkrafter, och ekonomiska överväganden avgör hur framtiden blir. Det system vi använder idag för att bygga upp världen belönar girighet, kortsiktighet och rädsla", skriver Hans Hassle i sin bok "Business as Usual is Over. Den röda kapitalisten". Välkommen till boklansering 18 september!

Plantagon wins 2012 Silver Stevie Award for "Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe"

Plantagon wins 2012 Silver Stevie Award for "Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe"

News   •   Aug 15, 2012 19:53 GMT

Plantagon was named the winner of a Silver Stevie Award in the "Most Innovative Company in Europe" category in The 9th Annual International Business Awards on August 15th, 2012. The award is recognizing product or business innovation in the past year. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 300 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

Plantagon en av vinnarna i innovationstävlingen Smart Lunch

Plantagon en av vinnarna i innovationstävlingen Smart Lunch

News   •   Jun 19, 2012 10:59 GMT

Hela världen bjöds in till innovationstävlingen Smart Lunch, som arrangerades i våras i samband med utställningen Tipping Point på Kulturhuset i Stockholm, för att ta fram lösningar för att göra den dagliga lunchen smartare. Plantagon har utsetts till en av de tio vinnande idéerna.