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 19:20 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.
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.
Apr 03, 2013 09:36 BST Plantagon 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, 2013, with Vice President Mr. Li of Tongji University and Mr. Pettersson, COO of Plantagon.
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.
Jul 04, 2012 15:33 BST
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
Sep 27, 2011 15:22 BST
Now we are here - about Plantagon today with introduction by Plantagon CEO and founder Hans Hassle.
Sep 27, 2011 14:08 BST
The Plantagon Greenhouse - the development of our greenhouse
Dec 06, 2012 17:14 GMT 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.
Dec 06, 2012 17:05 GMT 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,
Nov 15, 2012 14:35 GMT 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.
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...