9th August 2022
Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

Are Vertical Farming Companies Expanding?

Over the past weeks many indoor vertical farming companies have signed partnerships or made investments but for what purpose? Is it for research & development? Or expanding? Or distributing their product? Companies across the indoor vertical farming supply chain have been in the news in recent weeks for their recent partnerships and/or investments. From the […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture EMEA

Forward Fooding Issues New AgriFoodTech MENA Region Report

The Forward Fooding AgriFoodTech MENA region report, developed in partnership with NEOM, a mega-project in northwest Saudi Arabia considered an accelerator of human progress and a vision of what Humanity’s future may look like, outlines the progress of the AgriFoodTech ecosystem in the Middle East & Wider region as well as the leading companies driving […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

Skytree Launches On-site Carbon Capture Unit at Growy Farms

Skytree is reimagining the entire current carbon supply chain for indoor farms by removing CO2 from the outside air and redistributing it to indoor farms. With Skytree, vertical farms, shipping containers, and greenhouses can grow crops via a continuous enriched stream of CO2, removed from the ambient air. After completing a successful field test at […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Environment

Indoor Vertical Farming: The Good & The Bad

Since the beginning of the year, the indoor vertical farming industry has received more money from Venture Capitalists than it did last year and is expected to reach new heights in the upcoming years as the industry expands and stakeholders seek solutions to mitigate the climate change impact on agriculture production as well as the […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Cultures

NASA XROOTS Experiment Could Enhance CEA Plant Cultivation

Current plant-growth systems use soil or growing media, and the eXposed Root On-Orbit Test System (XROOTS) evaluates alternative approaches to reduce the overall system mass. XROOTS uses hydroponic and aeroponic techniques to deliver and recover nutrient solutions for plant root growth and contains multiple independent root growth chambers to evaluate alternative methods and configurations. Root […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Funding Round

Indoor Ag Company Part of Exelon’s 2c2i

As per a recent press release, the Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC) have selected nine startups to receive funding as part of its Climate Change Investment Initiative (2c2i), a 10-year, $20 million initiative that focuses on start-ups with bright ideas and clean energy and environmentally sustainable technologies with the potential for wide-scale impact. […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Environment

Real Leaders Eco-Innovation Awards Two CEA Companies

The Real Leaders Eco-Innovation Awards is an annual global ranking of companies that strive to make a greater sustainable impact in prominent sectors of the world’s economy. Honoring companies applying innovative environmental solutions for a brighter future and aligned with the UN SDG’s. This year, two CEA companies have been classified among the top 50 companies. […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate Stock Market

Local Bounti Completes Georgia Facility

Innovative new CEA facility combines vertical and greenhouse technologies to grow sustainable produce year-round that lasts 3-5 times longer while using 90% less water and land. Enhances East Coast presence to support demand from the existing blue-chip retail customer base, including Albertsons, Kroger, Target, and Walmart, as well as Whole Foods and AmazonFresh Local Bounti […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Economy Environment

UK Government Funds Green Technology Development

Projects across the UK will benefit from a share of over £54 million to develop technologies that remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere, which includes but is not restricted to, vertical farming technologies.  As per a recent statement, a total of 15 projects right across the UK, from Edinburgh to Exeter, Swindon to Sheffield, will […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

Innovation Agri-Tech Group Name Bannatyne As Non-Executive Director

LONDON, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Duncan Bannatyne brings his expertise and entrepreneurial skill to agricultural technology company, Innovation Agri-Tech Group (‘IAG’), having joined the Board of the Company as a Non-Executive Director. Bannatyne, best known for founding the Bannatyne Group which in 2006 became the largest independent chain of Health Clubs in the UK, has a unique set of entrepreneurial skills, a […]

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