Urban Crop Solutions Ranked #4 in Fact Company’s List of Most Innovative Companies20230308100237
Urban Crop Solutions Ranked #4 in Fact Company’s List of Most Innovative Companies
8 March 2023
UCS has been named the fourth Most Innovative company in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa by Fast Company. The only indoor farming company to be named in this category, it stood out for the launch of PharmSpee – a platform enabling the use of plants, instead of animal cells or synthetic materials, for the production of ingredients for the biopharmaceutical, life science, cosmetics, or feed industry.
Urban Crop Solutions Launches E-Shop for Spare Parts and Consumables20230215142025
Urban Crop Solutions Launches E-Shop for Spare Parts and Consumables
15 February 2023
In a further extension of their service offering, Urban Crop Solutions has launched an e-shop to better support their existing, and new customers in the day-to-day as well as long-term operation of their indoor farming businesses. Everything that an operator needs – from seeds and substrates to sensors and container parts – can be ordered via the e-shop.
Urban Crop Solutions and Rudi Pauwels Establish Research Centre in Spain20221020104944
Urban Crop Solutions and Rudi Pauwels Establish Research Centre in Spain
20 October 2022
Urban Crop Solutions (UCS) and Dr Rudi Pauwels will set up a research centre on indoor farming applications in southern Spain. Research at the centre will focus on the impact of climate change on crops in Southern Europe, while working on optimising the nutrient content. For UCS, this new research centre complements its existing research centre in Belgium
Over 20 vertical farming companies commit to a sustainable food system20220920121200
Over 20 vertical farming companies commit to a sustainable food system
20 September 2022
Leading vertical farming companies have committed to a Vertical Farming Identity Statement and Industry Manifesto. An unprecedented industry momentum to contribute jointly to a sustainable transformation of global food systems. They highlight the impact and contribution the industry intends to make to transform current food systems and help to solve one of humanity’s toughest challenges of providing food for a growing population in a sustainable, circular way.
Urban Crop Solutions and Belgian Institute Launch Training Scheme for Indoor Farming20220919142902
Urban Crop Solutions and Belgian Institute Launch Training Scheme for Indoor Farming
19 September 2022
Urban Crop Solutions and the Provincial Technical Institute (PTI) in Kortrijk have agreed on a collaboration whereby an indoor farm supplied by UCS will be used for training purposes by PTI Kortrijk to train students with the skills required to become indoor farmers. Starting immediately, students will be taught how to operate an indoor farm and will carry out internships at both the UCS facility, as well as those of their customers.
UCS Named ‘Indoor Farming Company Of The Year’ By AgTech Breakthrough Awards20220825122322
UCS Named ‘Indoor Farming Company Of The Year’ By AgTech Breakthrough Awards
25 August 2022
Urban Crop Solutions has once again been named the ‘Indoor Farming Company of the Year’ by the 3rd annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards, in another endorsement of their end-to-end, and total solution offering. The awards named several products, solutions, and companies within the agricultural technology market, as winners of awards in multiple categories after a rigorous process of review, scoring, and analysis.
Urban Crop Solutions Launches Financing Option With Siemens Financial Services20220809132731
Urban Crop Solutions Launches Financing Option With Siemens Financial Services
9 August 2022
Urban Crop Solutions and Siemens Financial Services have launched a programme whereby, under certain conditions, customers of Urban Crop Solutions can benefit from a financing option offered by Siemens Financial Services. Customers that have a sound financial track will be able to benefit from this new service, jointly offered together with Siemens Financial Services (SFS).
Urban Crop Solutions Sells Project in Saudi Arabia Extending Footprint to Middle East20220713134839
Urban Crop Solutions Sells Project in Saudi Arabia Extending Footprint to Middle East
13 July 2022
Urban Crop Solutions have sold their first ModuleX plant factory project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a country with a particular climatic and strategic interest in indoor vertical farming, in an exciting new move into the Middle East. The agreement comes after Urban Crop Solutions successfully carried the customer through the primary phase of their well-defined customer journey.
Urban Crop Solutions and Mayer Planting Systems, Global Supplier of Automation Solutions, in New Partnership for Indoor Farming20220701133035
Urban Crop Solutions and Mayer Planting Systems, Global Supplier of Automation Solutions, in New Partnership for Indoor Farming
1 July 2022
German-based machine manufacturer Mayer, with over 50 years of experience in specialised peripheral equipment for the agricultural and horticultural sector all over the world, joins forces with Urban Crop Solutions. With their offering of bale breakers, soil mixers and hopers, as well as a wide range of potting machines and tray fillers, Mayer is a welcome partner for UCS' customers with their specific needs.
Urban Crop Solutions Starts Collaboration with Canadian Agronomist Advisory to Support Local Projects20220503155317
Urban Crop Solutions Starts Collaboration with Canadian Agronomist Advisory to Support Local Projects
3 May 2022
Urban Crop Solutions has signed a new agreement with local Agronomist Advisory Company, Châtaigner Agricole Inc., to support local projects in the Central and Eastern Canadian Provinces. Based in Quebec, the local advisory is set to represent Urban Crop Solutions with their local prospects, and support customers with their biological, technical, and locally tailored business planning needs in both local languages.