Nov 02, 2011 14:52 GMT Press invitation. Welcome to The Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 to discuss "How do we feed people in the urban era?" at House of Sweden, Washington D.C. on November 16. Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow.
The Plantagon Greenhouse for vertical farming (7 sec. animation)Jun 15, 2011 13:04 BST
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Jul 19, 2011 12:58 BST Plantagon competes in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC. Plantagon International AB has together with companies such as H&M, Sandvik and Atlas Copco been selected as one of 15 Country Representatives for Sweden in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC.
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.
Nov 02, 2011 14:56 GMT Keith Curtis, Senior Energy Advisor, International Operations, US Commercial Services, ITA, U.S. Department of Commerce speaks at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 in Washington D.C. on "Swedish-American Green Alliance; a saga about cleantech collaboration". House of Sweden, November 16.
Oct 31, 2011 09:33 GMT The City of Stuttgart has signed Opening Rights with Plantagon for developing a Plantagon Greenhouse in the city, for vertical farming in urban areas. The document was signed by Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, and Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle, during the Economist Conference "Future Cities - Creating tomorrow’s urban world" in Stockholm, October 18th 2011 - October 19th 2011.
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.
May 04, 2011 16:03 BST Hans Hassle took the initiative to the PLANTAGON® project and since January 2008 he holds the position as CEO. He is a pioneer in Corporate Citizenship and CSR, and has 25 years experience from the business sector. Hassle was awarded European CEO of the Year 2012, Sweden, by the British magazine European CEO, recognized as “A world leader in the field of corporate social responsibility”.
Jun 15, 2011 12:59 BST COO & Senior Vice President. Owe has an IHM Business School Diploma with speciality on business development. His business life has been concentrated to the insurance- (15 years) and bank industry (5 years) where he has solid experiences from leadership, project management and also sales of bank services to large corporations active in the Northern Europe.
Sep 27, 2011 15:48 BST
Imagine if there would be a car that you could fill up with the left overs from our Plantagon greenhouse - The PlantaCar.
Sep 27, 2011 14:08 BST
The Plantagon Greenhouse - the development of our greenhouse
Sep 21, 2011 14:50 BST
The Plantagon Message - Indigenous Peoples of the World through the voice of Oren Lyons, Chairman of the Board of Plantagon International AB. Learn more at www.plantagon.com
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.
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.
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.
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
Sep 21, 2011 12:38 BST Companization. Two different organizations – one non profit and one for profit - both on the foundation of the Earth Charter and the Global Compact. By implementing these two documents into the corporate articles of association we bring moral questions into an otherwise purely economic forum. equity, ethics and sharing becomes major principles at Plantagon. (Folder 20 pages) www.plantagon.com
Sep 20, 2011 13:34 BST The Plantagon is a 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. See this short folder for more information. (folder 10 pages) www.plantagon.com
Sep 20, 2011 13:25 BST Maximum profit is no longer a reason for a company to exist. By the year 2050, 80 percent of the world ́s population will live in cities. Already today we claimed 80 percent of the world ́s arable land. In response to this challenge, Plantagon presents a vertical greenhouse for the urban environment. (folder, English, 10 pages) 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...