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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.

Agritechture firm Plantagon puts food security in the center of Swedish export at the Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit in Singapore

Agritechture firm Plantagon puts food security in the center of Swedish export at the Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit in Singapore

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2016 19:35 GMT

The Swedish solution for mass production of food in cities – catalyzing a huge global export opportunity for Swedish clean-tech – is attracting attention in South East Asia. Plantagon, one of the world pioneers within urban agriculture and agritechture, spearheads infrastructural food systems integrating energy, water, and waste management.

The Plantagon World Food Building in Linköping Sweden, awarded world prestigious award – The International Architecture Awards 2016

The Plantagon World Food Building in Linköping Sweden, awarded world prestigious award – The International Architecture Awards 2016

Press Releases   •   Aug 05, 2016 14:21 GMT

The Plantagon World Food Building in Linköping Sweden, by Plantagon Agritechture and Sweco Architects, was one of the prominent projects selected by the jury for the prestigious The International Architecture Awards 2016. The International Architecture Awards is the largest and most extensive global architecture awards program in the world.

Hans Hassle appointed to the ADC Forum Advisory Council

Hans Hassle appointed to the ADC Forum Advisory Council

Press Releases   •   Jun 17, 2016 14:51 GMT

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, June 17, 2016 –– Mr. Hans Hassle, Secretary-General of Plantagon International Association, previously CEO of Plantagon International AB, has been appointed to the ADC Forum Advisory Council. Hassle is the first Swede to be appointed to the Advisory Council of the ADC Forum.

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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.

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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.

​BLOG POST: The Law of Opposites – Nations Exit. Cities Thrive.

​BLOG POST: The Law of Opposites – Nations Exit. Cities Thrive.

Blog posts   •   Jul 03, 2016 15:00 GMT

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” — Charles Dickens I'm Shrikant Ramakrishnan, Global Business Development Director at Plantagon.

BLOG POST: ​Are your vegetables healthy?

BLOG POST: ​Are your vegetables healthy?

Blog posts   •   Jun 27, 2016 13:45 GMT

Have you ever wondered if you can trust what you eat? If it’s healthy for you or if the vegetables contains unwanted chemicals? In who should you trust? European Food Safety Authority yearly issue a report which states that 97% of food samples evaluated contain pesticide residue levels that fall within the legal limits. These limits has a built in safety margin but the fact is – we eat pesticides.

BLOG POST: How to regulate urban agriculture - A forsaken but major ecosystem service

BLOG POST: How to regulate urban agriculture - A forsaken but major ecosystem service

Blog posts   •   Jun 17, 2016 14:35 GMT

BLOG POST: ​Historically agriculture and food production played a great role in evolution of humankind. I'm Sepehr Mousavi, Sustainability Strategist at Plantagon and ​Chair to Swedish Standards Institute ‘Sustainable Urban Food Production’ committee. Welcome to follow my posts here where I write on urban agriculture and sustainable food production.

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Feeding the City in Europe and the World

Feeding the City in Europe and the World

Events   •   Feb 18, 2014 10:51 GMT

Seminar in the European Parliament: Urban Agriculture as an Integral Part of Urban Planning Panel of experts includes Hans Hassle, CEO, Plantagon International, Jose Manuel Sousa Uva, Director, DG Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Commission, Monika Zimmermann, Deputy Secretary General, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability. To registrer, email: maja.stilling@plant...

Mar 04, 16:30 - 18:30 GMT

Seminar in the European Parliament, Brussels

Swedish Innovation Company and Leading Chinese University Continues Development for Sustainable Urban Food Production in China

Swedish Innovation Company and Leading Chinese University Continues Development for Sustainable Urban Food Production in China

Events   •   Nov 04, 2013 08:34 GMT

Following the inauguration of the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center, Plantagon and Tongji University now execute joint efforts to develop solutions for urban agriculture in China. A binding agreement for three years will be signed on Tuesday November 5th. Plantagon CEO and high officials from Tongji University will sign the agreement in the presence of Swedish Consul General Viktoria Li.

Nov 05, 14:30 - 15:30 GMT

Tongji University Sino-Finish Center, Shixun Buildning 4th Floor, 100 Zhangwu Road, Shanghai, China.

The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era? Seminar at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16

The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era? Seminar at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16

Events   •   Sep 30, 2011 08:44 GMT

Welcome to the The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era? The seminar is held at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16. Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow, a city where consumers will have access to healthy and nutritious food in the...

Nov 16, 12:00 - 16:00 GMT

House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC, USA

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The uPot solves the problem with spacing the plants during growth.

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The uPot solves the problem with spacing the plants during growth. This by an adjustable distance ring, which enables spacing in two dime...

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Owe Pettersson, Plantagon International AB

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Owe Pettersson, CEO, Plantagon International AB Stockholm, Sweden, May 2016

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NEW! Plantagon The Movie

NEW! Plantagon The Movie

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Ambition Made Real - Hans Hassle, CEO, Plantagon. Sustainability Innovation Summit 2013.

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Business as Usual is Over - in Swedish

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Hans Hassle, en pionjär inom CSR och VD på det svenska innovationsföretaget Plantagon International AB uppmanade affärsmän, entreprenörer...

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Business as Usual is Over - in English

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About Plantagon - Business Model - Lead Project - In Chinese
Professor Ulf Ranhagen is one of the speakers at the Urban Agriculture Summit, January 2013

Ulf Ranhagen, Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology and Chief Architect at Sweco. Member of the Swedish Delegation for Sustainable Cities and Board Member of Mistra Urban Futures. A qualified regional and urban planner with broad experience of strategic urban planning, from the regional level to the detailed level, in Sweden and abroad.

BIO of Dr. Dickson Despommier - speaker at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013

Dickson Despommier is a microbiologist, an ecologist, and emeritus professor of Public and Environmental Health at the Columbia University. For 27 years he conducted research on cellular and molecular parasitism and held lectures and courses on Parasitic Disease, Medical Ecology and Ecology. In 1999, he founded the root for the idea of raising crops in tall buildings; so called vertical farming.

Speakers (with short bios) at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013

Dr. Dickson Despommier Dr. Jan De Wilt Prof. Oren R Lyons Ms Elisabeth Nilsson, Governor of Östergötland County. Dr. Anthony Socci Prof. Ulf Ranhagen Ms Danielle Nierenberg Prof. Beatrix Alsanius Mr Antoni Vives i Thomas Prof. Lou Yongqi,

Contacts 4 hits

  • CEO Plantagon International AB
  • CEO Plantagon International AB
  • owe.pettersson@plantagon.com
Owe Pettersson has 20 years experience from the insurance- and banking industry. He served as Vice President of Sampo Bank 2005... Show more

  • Global Business Development Director
  • Global Business Development
  • SHRIKANT.RAMAKRISHNAN@PLANTAGON.COM
  • +91-9930446699
  • +46-733181677
Shrikant Ramakrishnan has over 20 years of dedicated service in the airline, hospitality and real estate industries in the... Show more

  • Head of Research & Development at Plantagon
  • R&D, Patents
  • joxqvufwakim.rtlytkpjtterbrkbqorn@plantagownsyn.bwcom
  • +46-723 888 615
  • +46-8-410 165 60
Joakim Rytterborn leads Plantagon’s R&D processes, manages R&D organizations and ensures the transfer of new know-how... Show more

  • Sustainability strategist & Standardization expert, Plantagon
  • Sustainability and Standardization
  • sepehr.mousavi@plantagon.com
  • +46(0)733-1400 43
  • +46(0)8-410 165 60
Sepehr is a sustainability professional competent within areas of multidisciplinary planning, urban ecology, standardization as... Show more