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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dec 13, 2012 18:12 GMT One of our distinguished speakers is 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. http://www.urbanagriculturesummit.com
Oct 01, 2012 00:36 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 west. Building is aproximately 54 meters high. (C) Plantagon. Illustration: Sweco.
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 13:43 BST
Value Change for Survival - Plantagon Chairman Chief Oren R. Lyons speaks about what is needed for the future.
Jun 15, 2011 13:02 BST
An inside view of the Plantagon 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. Film by Plantagon and Sweco.
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.
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.
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...