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Company News

Veganz Group AG and VeGreat LLC to Launch Vertical Farming Project for Protein Crops in Dubai

A few months ago, the Berlin-based Veganz Group AG acquired the licensing rights for the vertical farming platform technologies OrbiPlan and OrbiLoop from the research organization Fraunhofer Institute IME. These technologies allow the industrial production of food and protein crops under highly efficient indoor conditions anywhere in the world.  Now, the Veganz Group AG and US-based company VeGreat LLC announce OrbiFarm, a joint venture to exploit these vertical farming technologies in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. VeGreat LLC recently acquired newly issued shares of the Veganz Group AG, increasing Veganz Group AG’s capital by 10%. “This will make it possible for the first time, anywhere in the world, independent of climate and environmental influences, to realize the production of plant-based alternatives from seed to end product in one hall with maximum efficiency and …


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Agriculture / Agribusiness

Veganz Secures Worldwide Licensing Rights for OrbiPlant® and OrbiLoop® Vertical Farming Platform Technology

Following the successful start of the research collaboration to develop protein-rich plants for production in the OrbiPlant® Vertical Farming System at Fraunhofer IME Aachen, Veganz Group AG has now secured licensing rights to the underlying vertical farming platform technology for growing food crops as an exclusive license. According to Veganz, the new technology will make it possible for the first time to grow staple foods in a regionally and economically viable way anywhere in the world and thus also in regions that have so far been dependent on expensive imports of staple foods due to their unfavorable climatic conditions. Furthermore, the vertical farming technology can be directly coupled with further processing industries, which enables a complete value creation from cultivation to the finished food. To …