Digitally operated urban agriculture in industrial areas

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In this project, the City of Stockholm and partners will pilot innovative urban agriculture systems growing fruit and vegetables in the industrial areas close to the city. These agriculture systems are expected to have a positive environmental impact as well as the potential for citizen engagement and employment opportunities for newly arrived.

Project leader: Irena Lundberg, Invest Stockholm
Project partners: Sweheat, the Swedish Export Association for District Heating Technology; Högdalsgruppen (http://www.hogdalsgruppen.se) with about 60 property owners and companies in the Högdalens industrial area; Sweden FoodTech, the leading arena for young companies and venture capital corporations in the food sector.
Total project budget450 000 SEK
Applied for funding225 000 SEK
Project duration: 2018-06-01 – 2018-12-31
Type of project:
Pre-study
Keyword:
Controlled Environment Agriculture, Urban Growth, Industrial Areas, Foodtech, Circular Resource Flows, Attractiveness and Jobs

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