UK: Successful conference on Vertical and Urban farming at Nottingham University

Last week, the Centre for Urban Agriculture at the University of Nottingham was organising an International Conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. This event aimed at bringing together scientists, engineers, industrialists and policymakers to discuss current ideas, technologies, commercial applications and research opportunities in Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. It evaluated the benefits, opportunities, risks and challenges of vertical farming / urban agriculture and provide a forum for establishing research collaboration and networking between academic researchers and commercial interests.

Also Glenn Behrman, the founder & President at GreenTech Agro LLC, developer of The Growtainer was present and submitted some pictures of the event.


Roel Janssen, Project Implementation Manager Philips City Farming, Glenn Behrman, President of GreenTech Agro , Professor Dickson Despommier of Columbia University and Gus van der Feltz, Global Director Philips City Farming.



Glenn Behrman and Professor Toyoki Koza of the Japanese Chinba University.


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