BIGH (Building Integrated Greenhouses), a startup based in Brussels, Belgium, has opened its first aquaponic farm on a site spanning 4,000 meters squared above a food hall in the center of the city.
Sustainable seafood business competition Fish 2.0 has selected 37 companies to pitch to investors at its Stanford University final in November, with aquaculture-focused businesses representing over a third of the group.
Fish 2.0 is a biennial business competition designed to group sustainable seafood technology and supply chain companies together for investors.
As US urban city populations grow, vertical farms are cropping up across the nation.
According to the World Health Organization, city growth is exploding, and putting major food demand on urban areas.