Apr 03, 2013 09:58 BST Swedish innovator Plantagon International, pioneer in innovative vertical urban agricultural solutions, is setting up the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center with Tongji University, Shanghai. Under the auspices of His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, the Consul General of Sweden in Shanghai Ms. Viktoria Li officially opened the lab during a formal ceremony at Tongji University on April 3rd.
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Nov 30, 2012 16:24 GMT LOS ANGELES, November 30, 2012 - The Swedish company Plantagon, creator of the Plantagon Greenhouse for urban agriculture, has been elected Winner of the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. ”We are incredibly excited and grateful to have been selected as the winner among so many prominent companies from all over the world”, says Hans Hassle, Plantagon CEO.
Nov 15, 2012 14:43 GMT We need transformative solutions on how to feed the cities in the urban era. We need to develop strategies for dealing with the fact that growing populations all over the world are moving into evolving mega cities. Welcome to the 2nd Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31 2013.
Jul 04, 2012 08:04 BST Shanghai, July 4, 2012 — Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tongji University in Shanghai. The MOU states that Plantagon and the University will cooperate regarding research on town-planning issues. Plantagon and Tongji will also cooperate regarding how to integrate Urban Agriculture in the local neighborhood.
Apr 11, 2012 12:16 BST Plantagon is endorsing partner of Resilient Cities 2012, 3rd Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation from 12 to 15 May 2012 in Bonn, Germany. "We are excited to be part of Resilient Cities. Feeding the city is one of the major challenges ahead. The Plantagon Greenhouse is a response to this challenge", says Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon.
Feb 27, 2012 11:00 GMT Urban Agriculture has become a fast growing field for Swedish cleantech companies and is now launched as a new offer to the cities of the world through SymbioCity. Plantagon took the initiative to develop the new offer Urban Agriculture within SymbioCity, and the offer is delivered in cooperation with Plantagon's partners SWECO, SAAB, Combitech and Tekniska Verken.
Feb 09, 2012 18:23 GMT The first Plantagon Greenhouse breaks ground. A new type of greenhouse for vertical farming; an international Centre of Excellence for Urban Agriculture; a demo-plant for Swedish clean-tech and a climate-smart way to use excess heating and CO2 from industries. The potential is tremendous and ambitions high for the new greenhouse being built in Linköping, Sweden, near Tekniska Verken.
Feb 09, 2012 15:25 GMT Idag togs det första spadtaget till Plantagons växthus i Linköping. Växthuset, som har utvecklats tillsammans med Sweco, är anpassat för vertikal odling av livsmedel i städer. I spaden höll Paul Lindvall, ordförande i kommunstyrelsen i Linköping, Anders Jonsson, vd Tekniska Verken och Hans Hassle, vd Plantagon.
Feb 08, 2012 18:30 GMT Torsdagen den 9:e februari klockan 10.00 tas det första spadtaget för Plantagons jätteväxthus i Linköping. Växthuset byggs i anslutning till Tekniska Verken i Linköping. På plats: Paul Lindvall, kommunstyrelsens ordförande Linköpings kommun, Anders Jonsson, vd och koncernchef Tekniska Verken i Linköping AB och Hans Hassle, vd Plantagon International AB.
Feb 08, 2012 10:25 GMT Tomorrow is an important day for us as we are breaking the ground for the first Plantagon Greenhouse ever. The ceremony will take place in Linköping, Sweden at 10:00, February 9th, 2012. Participating are Paul Lindvall, Mayor of Linköping, Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon International and Anders Jonsson, CEO of Tekniska Verken in Linköping.
Feb 07, 2012 11:53 GMT Den 9:e februari klockan 10.00 tas det första spadtaget för Plantagons jätteväxthus i Linköping. Växthuset byggs i anslutning till Tekniska Verken i Linköping. På plats: Paul Lindvall, kommunstyrelsens ordförande Linköpings kommun, Anders Jonsson, vd och koncernchef Tekniska Verken i Linköping AB och Hans Hassle, vd Plantagon International AB.
Dec 15, 2011 12:34 GMT STOCKHOLM December 15, 2011 — An alliance of Swedish clean-tech companies has made Plantagon well known within the Urban Agriculture sector. Now the energy company Mimer Energy has reinforced the alliance as Mimer Energy has signed a cooperation agreement with Plantagon International through their partner company Sweco.
Dec 09, 2011 11:42 GMT Plantagon har beviljats 750,000 kronor inom Vinnovas stora satsning på svensk miljöteknik. Stödet ska användas till att utveckla ett samarbete mellan flera svenska miljöteknikföretag inom området Urban Agriculture, som innebär livsmedelsodling i storstadsmiljö.
Nov 16, 2011 16:29 GMT WASHINGTON D.C. November 16, 2011 — Through their greenhouses, Plantagon has made industrial urban agriculture both attractive and feasible. The unique helix-shaped greenhouse offers clean and sustainable food production in urban areas. Now a new generation of urban greenhouses is here, where the high-rise buildings of the cities can offer a sustainable solution to urban food production.
Nov 02, 2011 14:52 GMT Press invitation. Welcome to The Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 to discuss "How do we feed people in the urban era?" at House of Sweden, Washington D.C. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb 28, 2012 15:37 GMT Sweden launches a new offer to feed the cities of the world through SymbioCity, a network of Swedish companies and organizations within sustainable urban development, founded by the Swedish Government and Swedish Industry. The new offer Urban Agriculture, is a new way to cultivate food by building vertical greenhouses that reduce transport costs and emissions.
Jan 20, 2012 00:21 GMT Presentations from the Plantagon Urban Agriculture Summit 2011, held at House of Sweden, Washington D.C. on November 16, are presented here http://event.plantagon.com/urbanagriculture/ Participating experts were Professor Oren Lyons, Chairman Plantagon International; Keith Curtis, Senior Energy Advisor, US Department of Commerce; Tony Socci, US Environmental Protection Agency, and many more.
Nov 15, 2011 23:51 GMT Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon, speaks on "Feeding the city", in the televised seminar about Urban Agriculture by The Swedish Educational Television, UR Samtiden. The title of today's seminar is "The city of our dreams: Farming in the city." Also participating: Jan de Wilt, Innovatie Netwerk; Stefan Jakobsson, Tekniska Verken in Norrköping and Jürgen Granstedt, Agroetanol.
Nov 08, 2011 21:51 GMT Oren Lyons, Professor and Chairman of Plantagon, speaks on "Food Security amid Global Climate Change and Diminishing Resources" at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011, in House of Sweden, Washington D.C. November 16. The theme of the Summit is "How do we feed people in the urban era?"
Nov 02, 2011 14:56 GMT Keith Curtis, Senior Energy Advisor, International Operations, US Commercial Services, ITA, U.S. Department of Commerce speaks at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 in Washington D.C. on "Swedish-American Green Alliance; a saga about cleantech collaboration". House of Sweden, November 16.
Jan 19, 2013 03:01 GMT The Plantagon Greenhouse - updated Linköping model with greenhouse and office area combined. View from the south side, showing the greenhouse part of the building.
Jan 19, 2013 02:55 GMT The Plantagon Greenhouse - updated Linköping type with greenhouse and office parts combined. View from the north side, showing the side of the building hosting office and commercial areas.
Oct 01, 2012 00:33 BST Illustration of a Plantagon Greenhouse with combined parts, on the side facing south, for greenhouse food production and, on the north side, for office and commercial areas. Illustration shows facade facing north. Building is aproximately 54 meters high. (C) Plantagon. Illustration: Sweco.
Oct 01, 2012 00:29 BST Illustration of a Plantagon Greenhouse with combined parts, on the side facing south, for greenhouse food production and, on the north side, for office and commercial areas. Illustration shows facade facing south. Building is aproximately 54 meters high. (C) Plantagon. Illustration: Sweco.
Oct 01, 2012 00:25 BST Illustration of a Plantagon Greenhouse with combined parts, on the side facing south, for greenhouse food production and, on the north side, for office and commercial areas. Illustration shows facade facing east. Building is aproximately 54 meters high. (C) Plantagon. Illustration: Sweco.
Nov 16, 2011 16:28 GMT This is the type of Plantagon Greenhouse Building planned for Linköping. The slanted facade is adapted to temperate climate zones and sun conditions. The backbone of the building contains commercial areas and areas suitable for for research.
Jul 06, 2012 00:51 BST Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding on July 4th with the Tongji University in Shanghai. The MOU states that Plantagon and the University will cooperate regarding research on town-planning issues. Plantagon and Tongji will also cooperate regarding how to integrate Urban Agriculture in the local neighbourhood. Please see press release text for more details.
Apr 12, 2012 17:01 BST Hans Hassle, Plantagon CEO, talks about The Companization, a new organizational model for sustainable business, at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on April 12, 2012.
Nov 16, 2011 16:28 GMT By expanding the greenhouse vertically, the crops produced through Plantagon’s patented technology, in relation to the land area used, will increase considerably permitting multiple harvests for the same growth period. The commercial area will be designed and constructed in an equally sustainable way as the greenhouse in terms of energy efficiency, materials and hi-tech solutions.
Nov 16, 2011 16:28 GMT The idea of the Plantagon Greenhouse as a landmark and source of food for growing city populations has been developed further. In cooperation with Plantagon’s partner, Sweco, a new generation of greenhouses for urban agriculture has been designed. The growing area can be attached to existing high-rise building or built-in from the start in new commercial buildings such as offices and hotels.
Feb 09, 2012 15:23 GMT Bild: Spadtag för Plantagons växthus i Linköping 9 februari 2012. Fr. v. Paul Lindevall, kommunstyrelsens ordförande i Linköping, Hans Hassle, vd för Plantagon och Anders Jonasson, vd Tekniska Verken.
Feb 09, 2012 15:03 GMT Bild: Spadtag för Plantagons växthus i Linköping 9 februari 2012. Fr. v. Paul Lindevall, kommunstyrelsens ordförande i Linköping, Hans Hassle, vd för Plantagon och Anders Jonasson, vd Tekniska Verken.
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Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tongji University in Shanghai, on July 4th, 2012. The MOU states that Plantagon and the University will cooperate regarding research on town-planning issues. Video from the signing ceremony at Tongji University in Shanghai. Please see the press release attached for more details. www.plantagon.com
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Jun 08, 2012 09:48 BST PLANTAGON參與會議的中國環境“ENERCHINA”從6月10日至6月13日在北京。看到更多的中國信息。 Plantagon is through CENTEC participating in ENERCHINA - June 10-13, 2012 in Beijing - the leading exhibition in China for the energy-saving, renewable energy, clean energy and environmental technologies, products and services with the unique support from China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Feb 10, 2012 11:28 GMT This is a short list of 15 sorts of Asian leafy vegetables that we plan to grow in the Plantagon Greenhouse. At the moment we are planning a crop that does not have to be harvested subsequently, does not have to be bound and does not need to be put in a dark room for planting. That is why leafy greens are suitable.
Dec 09, 2011 14:28 GMT Text from a Plantagon Opening Right document: "The city holding this document has chosen to be a part of the Plantagon 100 Cities Initiative. The Opening Right gives the holding City an exclusive right to initiate a development process of a Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse." Read the full text in this document.
Nov 28, 2011 15:09 GMT Plantagon Urban Agriculture - presentation in 10 slides - from the Urban Agriculture Summit, in Washington D.C. November 16, 2011. A complete solution within Urban Agriculture. Available in sizes from 36 to 142 meters in diameter. Producing and selling organic food inside cities. LEED-certified. Latest cleantech solutions secures energy efficiency and recycling of water and waste.
Nov 28, 2011 13:16 GMT The necessary components for green food production are found in flows of urban resources as nutrients, water, CO2 and energy in heating. If products are grown in closed urban agricultural systems using the best available environmental techniques, risks for both plants and consumers will be minimized. The Problem - The solution and biodiversity as a consequence (Washington D.C. November 16, 2011)
Sep 21, 2011 13:02 BST 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
Sep 21, 2011 12:38 BST 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
Sep 20, 2011 13:34 BST The Plantagon is a Greenhouse for vertical farming in urban areas. The Plantagon minimizes the need for energy, water and pesticides - as well as transportation- in the production of greens and vegetables. See this short folder for more information. (folder 10 pages) www.plantagon.com
Hans Hassle took the initiative to the PLANTAGON® project and is the brain and architect of strategy and organization for PLANTAGON®. Since January 2008 he holds the position as CEO. Hans Hassle has dedicated his whole work life to learn about, experiment with and manage commercial organisations trying to find out how to use them better for the common good. He is a pioneer in Corporate...