Holyrood: Driving a green food recovery

Holyrood: Driving a green food recovery 4

“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.

Introducing Clima: IGS’ new digital publication and podcast

Introducing Clima: IGS' new digital publication and podcast 6

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 becomes Scottish Engineering member

IGS becomes Scottish Engineering member 7

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 announces referral partnership with IREP in Middle East

IGS Growth Tower

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.

An update from IGS CEO, David Farquhar – COVID-19

An update from IGS CEO, David Farquhar – COVID-19 9

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.

IGS continues to go for growth

IGS continues to go for growth 10

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 […]

Is urban farming the future?

Is urban farming the future? 13

CEO of IGS, David Farquhar, travelled to the Netherlands recently to attend an exploratory workshop on Urban Agriculture at Wageningen University and Research.

#inspiredbyVIBES: IGS visits Scottish Parliament for VIBES Awards celebration

#inspiredbyVIBES: IGS visits Scottish Parliament for VIBES Awards celebration 14

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.

IGS celebrates its 7th birthday

IGS celebrates its 7th birthday 15

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!