Embryonic start: development and testing of first concepts.
Business Angel supports the idea and invests. Construction and test of the large proof-of-concept.
Urban Crops is officially founded in Beveren-Leie (Belgium). Start of biological research in our LED test lab.
Start development and production of our Urban Crops LED grow lights.
Initial biological results show a breakthrough in yields of our crops. Analyses by external labs show an increase of minerals and vitamins in the crops grown in our systems.
Engineering of our PlantFactory.
Engineering of our Urban Crops FarmPro.
International patent application. Further development of the Urban Crops FarmPro and PlantFactory.
Final development of the Urban Crops FarmPro and start of construction. Urban Crops PlantFactory reaches the final stages of development.
Construction of the PlantFactory starts.
Urban Crops is overwhelmed by market interest at IPM Dubai. Sales in BeNeLux kicked off.
November – December 2015
Partnership with BelgoCatering. Research collaboration with a Belgian University.
Opening largest automated plant factory in Europe at Urban Crops in Beveren-Leie (Belgium) by Geert Bourgeois, the Minister-President of Flanders.
Belgium’s biggest commercial media company (Medialaan) uses the FarmFlex container for their restaurant. (To visit the container please contact us at email@example.com)
Urban Crops wins the Gault&Millau culinary innovator award.
Cooperation with sales agent in Spain. Urban Crops has a booth at GreenTech in Amsterdam.
Cooperation with sales agent in Vietnam. Speaker at the 6th National Conference on Agrochemicals in New Delhi (India)
Cooperation with sales agent in France.
Opening regional headquarters in Miami (US)
Cooperation with sales agents in Russia and Belarus and for the global emergency and relief markets.