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.
Plantagon Vertical GreenhouseMay 10, 2011 12:10 BST
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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.
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.
Sep 29, 2011 16:10 BST Press invitation - Seminar at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16: "The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era?". 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.
Jul 19, 2011 12:58 BST Plantagon competes in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC. Plantagon International AB has together with companies such as H&M, Sandvik and Atlas Copco been selected as one of 15 Country Representatives for Sweden in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC.
May 13, 2011 09:12 BST STOCKHOLM – May 13, 2011 – Plantagon International AB announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.
Jan 20, 2011 13:59 GMT Plantagon has signed a letter of intent with the Botkyrka municipality in Sweden for establishing a vertical greenhouse. The project has received funding from the Swedish government's Clean-tech Initiative, the Delegation for Sustainable Cities. Construction is planned to begin in 2012.
Oct 31, 2011 09:33 GMT The City of Stuttgart has signed Opening Rights with Plantagon for developing a Plantagon Greenhouse in the city, for vertical farming in urban areas. The document was signed by Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, and Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle, during the Economist Conference "Future Cities - Creating tomorrow’s urban world" in Stockholm, October 18th 2011 - October 19th 2011.
Oct 30, 2011 19:10 GMT The City of Barcelona has signed Opening Rights with Plantagon for developing a Plantagon Greenhouse in the city. The document was signed by Antoni Vives, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona, and Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle, during the Economists Conference "Future Cities - Creating tomorrow’s urban world" in Stockholm, October 18th 2011 - October 19th 2011.
Oct 19, 2011 22:36 BST Plantagon was honored in The 2011 International Business Awards, and was recognized at a gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi on 11 October, where Stevie Award trophies and Distinguished Honoree (honorable mention) medals were presented. Plantagon was awarded Distinguished Honoree in the category "Food & Beverage".
Oct 19, 2011 22:13 BST Future Cities - Creating Tomorrow's World - is a major international conference exploring innovative new approaches to designing, managing and financing sustainable living environments. The conference held in Stockholm, October 18-19, featured leading authorities in urban planning, energy, architecture, etc. Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon, talked on "Beyond Tomorrow: Future feeding".
Sep 30, 2011 09:44 BST 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...
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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 30, 2011 10:49 BST Leaders of the World! I bring you greetings from the Indigenous peoples of the north and the great Turtle Island, now called North America. I bring you the most urgent message brought to our annual gathering of traditional elders and youth by a runner from the north, from Greenland: The ice is melting in the north... (Statement to the UN Peace Summit, August 28-31, 2000, by Oren R. Lyons)
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