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Press invitation: New Ways to Tackle Food and Nutrition Security - The role of the EU Agri-Food sector

Press invitation: New Ways to Tackle Food and Nutrition Security - The role of the EU Agri-Food sector

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2016 07:00 GMT

Dr. Franz Fischler, former Austrian EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, and current President of the European Forum Alpbach, speaks in Stockholm on February 19, 2016. The UN Agenda "Transforming Our World" was agreed on September 2015. But what is the effect of such an agenda on the global and European Agri-Food industry? And what is the role of urban agriculture...?

Chief Oren Lyons talks on Sustainable Leadership in Stockholm, November 4

Chief Oren Lyons talks on Sustainable Leadership in Stockholm, November 4

Press Releases   •   Oct 27, 2015 10:28 GMT

Chief Oren R. Lyons is Faith Keeper of The Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation, which is one of the Six Nations in the Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee). Oren Lyons is a highly regarded and internationally highly acclaimed speaker on human rights, leadership, as well as global climate and environmental issues. In a unique seminar in Stockholm November 4, he talks about sustainable leadership.

Pressinbjudan: Professor Oren R. Lyons talar i Stockholm

Pressinbjudan: Professor Oren R. Lyons talar i Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Oct 27, 2015 10:02 GMT

Chief Oren R. Lyons är Faithkeeper för The Turtle Clan i Onondaga Nation, som är en av Six Nations inom Irokesförbundet. Oren Lyons är en mycket uppskattad och erkänd talare internationellt i frågor som rör mänskliga rättigheter, ledarskap samt globala klimat- och miljöfrågor. I Stockholm talar han om hållbart ledarskap vid ett seminarium i DN-skrapan i Stockholm den 4 november.

Plantagons VD Hans Hassle är inledningstalare vid Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture 2015

Plantagons VD Hans Hassle är inledningstalare vid Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture 2015

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2015 07:30 GMT

Den internationella jordbrukskonferensen “Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture” (GFIA 2015) hålls i Abu Dhabi mellan den 9 och 11 mars. Hans Hassle, vd för Plantagon International är inledningstalare vid den särskilda konferensen: "Edible Cities” under GFIA och talar på ämnet "Möjligheter och utmaningar för stadsjordbruk för världens växande städer".

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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 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.

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Business as Usual is Over

Business as Usual is Over

Blog posts   •   Dec 06, 2013 14:54 GMT

UNITED KINGDOM, December 5th. Article published in Farming Monthly International http://www.farmingmonthly.co.uk/news/7966-business-as-usual-is-over/

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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 Plantagon Greenhouse

The Plantagon Greenhouse

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Dr. Franz Fischler, Key-note speaker February 19, 2016

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

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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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Hans Hassle, a pioneer within CSR and CEO of Swedish innovation company Plantagon International AB urged businessmen, entrepreneurs and N...

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Plantagon signs memorandum of understanding with the Tongji University in Shanghai (video)

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Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tongji University in Shanghai, on July 4th, 2012. The MOU state...

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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,

Invitation to The Urban Agriculture Summit 2013 in Linköping

Transformative solutions on how we feed people in the urban era. Welcome to the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013 in Linköping, Sweden, in January 29-31, 2013.