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Swedish Innovation Company and Leading Chinese University Continues Development for Sustainable Urban Food Production in China

Nov 05, 2013 09:01 GMT Plantagon International AB Shanghai, November 5th, 2013. Following the inauguration of the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center, Plantagon and Tongji University now execute joint efforts to develop solutions for urban agriculture in China. A binding agreement for three years was signed on November 5th by Plantagon's CEO Hans Hassle and Lou Yongqi, Dean of College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University.

Professor Ulf Ranhagen speaks at the Urban Agriculture Summit, January 2013

Dec 13, 2012 18:12 GMT Plantagon International AB 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

Dr. Dickson Despommier Photo

Dec 13, 2012 15:55 GMT Plantagon International AB 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 and Medical Ecology. In 1999 he founded the root for his idea of raising crops in tall buildings; so called vertical farming.

The Plantagon Greenhouse

Oct 01, 2012 00:33 BST Plantagon International AB 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 north. Building is aproximately 54 meters high. (C) Plantagon. Illustration: Sweco.

The Plantagon Greenhouse

Oct 01, 2012 00:29 BST Plantagon International AB 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 south. Building is aproximately 54 meters high. (C) Plantagon. Illustration: Sweco.

The Plantagon Greenhouse

Oct 01, 2012 00:25 BST Plantagon International AB 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 east. Building is aproximately 54 meters high. (C) Plantagon. Illustration: Sweco.

Press photo: Plantagon International and Tongji University, Shanghai, signs Memorandum of Understanding

Jul 06, 2012 00:54 BST Plantagon International AB Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding on July 4th with the Tongji University in Shanghai. The MOU states that Plantagon and the University will cooperate regarding research on town-planning issues. Plantagon and Tongji will also cooperate regarding how to integrate Urban Agriculture in the local neighbourhood. Please see press release text for more details.

Press photo: Plantagon International and Tongji University, Shanghai, signs Memorandum of Understanding

Jul 06, 2012 00:51 BST Plantagon International AB Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding on July 4th with the Tongji University in Shanghai. The MOU states that Plantagon and the University will cooperate regarding research on town-planning issues. Plantagon and Tongji will also cooperate regarding how to integrate Urban Agriculture in the local neighbourhood. Please see press release text for more details.

Hans Hassle presents his new book "Business as usual is over"

Apr 26, 2012 05:47 BST Plantagon International AB Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle is a pioneer in Corporate Citizenship and CSR. His book "Business as Usual is Over" is about this challenge. Hassle was awarded European CEO of the Year 2012 Sweden, recognized as “A world leader in the field of corporate social responsibility”. The book will be released in Swedish in May, and in English in June 2012.

Hans Hassle presents his new book "Business as usual is over"

Apr 26, 2012 05:45 BST Plantagon International AB Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle is a pioneer in Corporate Citizenship and CSR. His book "Business as Usual is Over" is about this challenge. Hassle was awarded European CEO of the Year 2012 Sweden, recognized as “A world leader in the field of corporate social responsibility”. The book will be released in Swedish in May, and in English in June 2012.