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.
Urban Crop Solutions and Global Horticulture Machinery Supplier Da Ros Join Forces20220324083604
24 March 2022
Urban Crop Solutions and the global supplier of horticulture and nurseries equipment, Da Ros S.R.L. (Italy) have agreed on a partnership whereby Urban Crop Solutions will add the peripheral automation equipment to its offerings with its clients. Through this partnership, Urban Crop Solutions, extends their end-to-end offering further, as well with after-sales support and maintenance on this equipment.
Urban Crop Solutions Supports Venture in Cellular Agriculture and Biotechnology20220303140946
3 March 2022
Urban Crop Solutions has supplied their research and technology to Tiamat Sciences Corp, a fast-growing biotech company, manufacturing animal-free protein by combining biotechnology, vertical farming, and computational design. The young biotech is growing the next generation of biomolecules by using the power of plants to replace traditional bioreactors to serve multiple emerging industries. Namely that of cellular agriculture and cultivated meat, as well as regenerative medicine and novel vaccines.
UCS Wins SDG Award From EU Tech Chamber for Contribution to Making Cities and Communities More Sustainable20220118115917
UCS Wins SDG Award From EU Tech Chamber for Contribution to Making Cities and Communities More Sustainable
18 January 2022
UCS has won the SDG Award, from the EU Tech Chamber, for their contributions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 11, to make cities and communities more sustainable. They were endorsed for their holistic approach in their mission to bring food production closer to the point of consumption, through indoor vertical farming; as well their research into innovative waste reduction and recycling methods to make agriculture more circular.
Belgium Deputy Prime Minister Visits Urban Crop Solutions to See Innovation In Action20211109171852
9 November 2021
Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice, Vincent Van Quickenborne, visited Urban Crop Solutions in a series of visits of high potential Belgian companies operating in a global environment. The leadership of Urban Crop Solutions discussed with the Deputy Prime Minister the track record of Urban Crop Solutions as well as the potential of the company as one of the leading global companies in the fast-emerging indoor farming industry.
Singapore University Starts Operation in New Research Centre With Indoor Farms Built By Urban Crop Solutions20210824101403
Singapore University Starts Operation in New Research Centre With Indoor Farms Built By Urban Crop Solutions
24 August 2021
Urban Crop Solutions has built the indoor climate precision growth chambers within the Vertical Farming Research Centre at a Singapore University, as part of Singapore’s large-scale investment in controlled indoor farming. The University has embarked on an extensive research programme to facilitate this aim.
Urban Crop Solutions Awarded as Best-in-Class Vertical Farming Solution Provider20210809143714
9 August 2021
Urban Crop Solutions has been awarded a ‘Best-in-Class’ award for their production systems by the Center of Excellence for Indoor Agriculture. They were selected as the winners for the category of ‘systems starting between $250k-$500k’. Each finalist went through a rigorous review process and was evaluated according to several criteria. Emphasis was given to sustainable farms and equipment manufacturers that efficiently use resources such as land, energy, labour and water to produce the highest yields at an affordable price in indoor farm settings.
Urban Crop Solutions’ SpaceBakery Project Wins First Place at Global Space Exploration Conference20210623142003
23 June 2021
The Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX) took place in St. Petersburg in June 2021. The conference brought together several leaders and decision-makers in the international science and space exploration community. Urban Crop Solutions and partners were selected to present two projects of the 250 that were presented during the conference. The winning SpaceBakery project is an interdisciplinary cooperative research project between seven partners, of whom, Urban Crop Solutions is the lead vertical farming technology and research partner.
Leading European Vertical Farming Company Retains Strategic Advisor to Explore Strategic Options20210526100248
26 May 2021
Award winning Belgian vertical farming and contract research company, Urban Crop Solutions has retained Contain, Inc., to explore strategic options to elevate its status as a leading European technology player in the fast-emerging global indoor farming space. UCS’ clients range from global billion-dollar companies to research institutions and start-ups across multiple industries in Europe, North America, and Southeast Asia. The growth of the business is attributed to a strong management and scientific team who have created best-in-class products and services made possible by application expertise and trade secrets.
Filip Meeuws appointed as Urban Crop Solutions’ new global sales director20210430183510
30 April 2021
Urban Crop Solutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Filip Meeuws as their new Global Sales Director. Having spent over 25 years in horticulture equipment, Filip brings invaluable experience in the international sale of turnkey projects. With a background in the export and installation of tree nurseries, automated greenhouses, and horticulture projects across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and North America – Filip is well accustomed to dealing with multiple markets and their specific needs. He moreover possesses technical knowledge of a diverse range of solutions.