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.
Jan 30, 2013 20:15 GMT The Award is given out by the Plantagon Non Profit Association with the objective to underline the food security and safety issue. The awards are presented at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden. Professor Dickson Despommier, Columbia University, is awarded for his early and assiduous engagement for vertical farming.
Jan 30, 2013 19:23 GMT The Award is given out by the Plantagon Non Profit Association with the objective to underline the food security and safety issue. The awards are presented at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden. The Dutch organization Innovatie Netwerk is awarded for being frontrunners in developing urban agriculture and vertical farming.
Jan 30, 2013 19:20 GMT The Award is given out by the Plantagon Non Profit Association to underline the food security and safety issue. The awards are presented at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden. Linköping is awarded for breaking the ground for environmentally symbiotic systems, creating a unique fundament for hosting a full-scale, efficient and economically viable vertical greenhouse project.
Jan 22, 2013 13:01 GMT The question how we will secure the world's future food supply has globally become an increasingly hot issue due to climate change and the increasing shortage of arable land. International experts in food security, urban farming and agriculture will gather in Linkoping in Sweden, at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013, January 29-31, to discuss how we are going to feed the cities of the future.
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.
Oct 04, 2012 09:11 BST The Swedish-American company Plantagon was awarded the 2012 SACC New York-Deloitte Green Award for their breakthrough green innovation within the food chain, the Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse. The award was presented by H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at a Royal Gala Award Dinner on October 3 in New York. Representing Plantagon were CEO Hans Hassle and Chairman Professor Oren R. Lyons.
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.