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.
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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 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 06, 2011 23:39 BST On October 3rd Ms. Bernadette Rathedi, the Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to Sweden visited Plantagon in Stockholm to learn more about the Plantagon model of vertical farming in urban areas. Visiting from the Botswana Embassy were also Minister Counsellor Mr. Ishmael Dabut and First Secretary Pretty Machado Phologolo.
Dec 09, 2011 14:27 GMT From the Plantagon Opening Right document: "By participating in the 100 cities initiative your city is demonstrating it's commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility. Your participation will enable you to benefit from the sustainable social development objectives together with 99 other selected cities within the field of vertical farming."
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.
Oct 06, 2011 23:37 BST Visit to Plantagon by Ms. Bernadette Rathedi, the Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to Sweden meeting Hans Hassle, Plantagon CEO.
Sep 27, 2011 14:08 BST
The Plantagon Greenhouse - the development of our greenhouse
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 13:03 BST
A 360 degree 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.
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.
Dec 09, 2011 14:27 GMT The Opening Right gives the Holding City an exclusive right to initiate a developing process of a Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse or PlantaSymbioSystem® within twelve months from the date of signing of this Opening Right. Even if a Vertical Greenhouse is not built in the Holding City the Holding City will continue to participate in the 100 cities initiative.
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
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...