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Thursday, December 2, 2021

IGS demonstrates vertical farming at COP26

For two weeks in November 2021, IGS took up residence on a formerly derelict site on the Broomielaw in Glasgow’s city centre, constructing a 5.4-meter-tall demonstration vertical farm to showcase our technology to conference delegates, politicians and members of the public.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Webinar: When is a Farm not a Farm?

Watch an interview with Gordy Wills as he explores how vertical farming could offer greener and more sustainable ways of producing food in the future.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Watch | Project Legend: Food & Drink in Dundee and Angus

"It’s farming… but not as you know it! Intelligent Growth Solutions is working with the James Hutton Institute to use technology to bring farms into the future! #ideasbecomelegend"

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Sunday Post: 'Indoor Farmers Reveal Crop-Shelf Revolution

Indoor farmers reveal crop-shelf revolution experts hope could help solve global food crisis.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Holyrood: Driving a green food recovery

"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.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Economist: "Growing higher: New ways to make vertical farming stack up"

From the outside, it looks like a tall, metal-clad barn. But step in, through a large airlock designed to keep out the bugs, and a kaleidoscopic scene emerges. A central aisle is flanked by two pairs of towers. Each tower is stacked with a dozen or so trays on which are growing strawberries, kale, red lettuce and coriander.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Scotsman: Lightbulb Moments IGS Feature