Dec 9, 2020
IGS has been named amongst the shortlisted companies in the 2020 FoodTech 500, compiled by Forward Fooding.
Oct 22, 2020
IGS is delighted to have been awarded silver at the 2020 British Farming Awards in the Agri-Tech Innovator of the Year category.
Sep 17, 2020
Scottish technology to create one of Europe’s largest vertical farms.
Jul 8, 2020
New vertical farming operator to adopt IGS agritech platform in Scotland.
Jun 18, 2020
"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.
Jun 17, 2020
Community groups across the Dundee area have been delivering fresh produce to local residents who have been most heavily impacted by the recent COVID-19 pandemic. The produce has been grown by IGS in Scotland’s first vertical farm based at the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie.
May 13, 2020
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.
Feb 18, 2020
Representing IGS, CEO David Farquhar travelled to Abu Dhabi last week to attend the prestigious invitation-only 2020 Milken Institute Middle East and Africa (MEA) Summit.
Feb 5, 2020
CEO of IGS, David Farquhar, travelled to the Netherlands recently to attend an exploratory workshop on Urban Agriculture at Wageningen University and Research.
Jan 29, 2020
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.
Dec 11, 2019
Eight-year-old twins Heidi and Marissa recently visited IGS' demonstration facility in Invergowrie to see a real life vertical farm after they built their own model for a school project.
Nov 21, 2019
IGS at Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore with a clear message of collaboration
Nov 14, 2019
IGS has been awarded the hotly contested ‘Innovating Scotland’ prize at the 20th anniversary VIBES Awards, Scotland’s annual environmental business awards.
Nov 12, 2019
IGS has reached a significant milestone as our growth trays have officially gone into full-scale production, supported by our assembly partners Greenfold Systems Ltd.
Oct 30, 2019
David Farquhar, CEO of IGS, visited Fettercairn Distillery to present to malt whisky writers about the future of food and drink in Scotland.
Oct 2, 2019
"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"
Sep 19, 2019
Scotland’s world-leading role in the vertical farming movement will come under the spotlight this month, in the latest in a series of VisitScotland public talks aimed at building a platform for attracting future business events.
Aug 30, 2019
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.
Aug 20, 2019
Indoor farmers reveal crop-shelf revolution experts hope could help solve global food crisis.