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.
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.
Feb 09, 2012 18:23 GMT The first Plantagon Greenhouse breaks ground. A new type of greenhouse for vertical farming; an international Centre of Excellence for Urban Agriculture; a demo-plant for Swedish clean-tech and a climate-smart way to use excess heating and CO2 from industries. The potential is tremendous and ambitions high for the new greenhouse being built in Linköping, Sweden, near Tekniska Verken.
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.
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 Plantagon Greenhouse can be integrated into existing or new infrastructure to increase the efficiency regarding use of water, waste and energy. The commercial area in the backbone of the Greenhouse building will be constructed in an equally sustainable way in terms of energy efficiency, materials and hi-tech solutions. This is the type to be built in Linköping.
Nov 16, 2011 16:28 GMT This is the type of Plantagon Greenhouse Building planned for Linköping. The slanted facade is adapted to temperate climate zones and sun conditions. The backbone of the building contains commercial areas and areas suitable for for research.
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
Sep 27, 2011 13:43 BST
Value Change for Survival - Plantagon Chairman Chief Oren R. Lyons speaks about what is needed for the future.
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.
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.
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...