Scottish technology to create one of Europe’s largest vertical farms.
Donald Mackenzie to help build growing team as the technology company expands to supply a global customer base.
Kathleen Honeyman joins IGS as Global Projects Director to drive vertical farm implementation worldwide.
Lawrence Ross joins Scottish technology company to drive forward R&D.
Entrepreneurial Scotland has announced that its Saltire Scholar Internship Programme 2020 has received a major boost from IGS.
New vertical farming operator to adopt IGS agritech platform in Scotland.
“In Scotland, we have an opportunity to look more closely at our national food strategy and consider indoor agritech more thoroughly” says our CEO, David Farquhar, in the latest edition of Holyrood magazine.
Community groups across the Dundee area have been delivering fresh produce to local residents who have been most heavily impacted by the recent COVID-19 pandemic. The produce has been grown by IGS in Scotland’s first vertical farm based at the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie.
Today, we are delighted to announce the launch of Clima, our new digital publication and accompanying podcast series. Through Clima, we will welcome industry-leading interviewees and share thought pieces on some of the most fundamental issues facing the world, including supply chains, agricultural innovation and indoor growing. Covering the theme of global sustainable food security, […]
IGS has formally confirmed its membership of Scottish Engineering, the support and lobbying organisation for the manufacturing and engineering industry in Scotland. Through our membership, we intend to maintain our commitment to the industry as we continue to design and develop smart platforms that create ideal climates for plants and people. Our work has always […]
IGS is delighted to announce a referral partnership agreement with International Real Estate Partners (IREP), the international facilities management firm. The agreement is specifically focused on indoor vertical farming for the UAE and Saudi Arabian markets.
Head of Software Engineering at IGS, Gordy Wills, has been deployed as part of UK-based disaster relief charity Team Rubicon’s efforts to support the country through the challenges of COVID-19.
As we continue to monitor the developments of COVID-19, our primary concern remains the health, safety and security of our team. As such, we made the decision on 16th March to move to home-working for the foreseeable future, for all those members of the team for whom that is an option.
2019 was a year of growth for IGS. With the appointment of a new globally experienced management team, the business’ priority has been to build and develop a talented crew of software developers, engineers, product specialists and marketeers. The company tripled in size in 2019 and is set for further growth in areas of software […]
IGS has been named one of five finalists in KPMG’s Best British Tech Pioneer competition, a national contest which concluded last week with Cambridge-based 3D holography company, VividQ, taking the top prize.
Representing IGS, CEO David Farquhar travelled to Abu Dhabi last week to attend the prestigious invitation-only 2020 Milken Institute Middle East and Africa (MEA) Summit.
CEO of IGS, David Farquhar, travelled to the Netherlands recently to attend an exploratory workshop on Urban Agriculture at Wageningen University and Research.
Following on from IGS’ win in the ‘Innovating Scotland’ category at the 2019 VIBES Scottish Environment Business awards in November, CEO David Farquhar was invited to visit the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh this week to take part in a panel discussion alongside representatives of some of the other award-winning Scottish companies.
This month, IGS celebrates its 7th birthday, and we’re looking back over the years at just how far we’ve come from a tiny startup based in Invergowrie to an organisation employing more than forty people and with offices as far afield as Chicago!
Eight-year-old twins Heidi and Marissa recently visited IGS’ demonstration facility in Invergowrie to see a real life vertical farm after they built their own model for a school project.
Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) has continued its winning streak to take home the Tech for Good award at the 2019 Scottish Tech Startup Awards.
IGS has been awarded the hotly contested ‘Innovating Scotland’ prize at the 20th anniversary VIBES Awards, Scotland’s annual environmental business awards.
The IGS team has had a busy two days at the 2019 LuxLive event showcasing our modular Intelligent Grid Solutions.
IGS visited LuxLive 2019 at ExCeL London to showcase its new commercial lighting offering.
IGS has reached a significant milestone as our growth trays have officially gone into full-scale production, supported by our assembly partners Greenfold Systems Ltd.
David Farquhar, CEO of IGS, visited Fettercairn Distillery to present to malt whisky writers about the future of food and drink in Scotland.
IGS has been awarded the top spot in the inaugural Scotland Tech 50 list.