We work with excellent partners

We’re developing systems and solutions, and we couldn’t do it without the support and expertise of our selected business partners. And here they are:

 

Cheese & Chocolate Cheese & Chocolate

Cheese & Chocolate is our video and creative content agency. Anything moving that gets the point across visually and with impact – that’s their job! We are glad to have creative wizards like Cheese & Chocolcate on board. To check out their work, see our video section.

Christoph Merian Stiftung Christoph Merian Stiftung

CMS foundation in Basel is our strongest local supporter for the LokDepot project in Basel. We are deeply thankful for the grant contribution that helped to get this project off the ground successfully.
And here some info on the deal with UrbanFarmers …read more

grow grow

Grow is an important incubator for Swiss companies in the technology sector. With excellent contacts to partners, suppliers and clients grow has help us to reach some very important milestones in our projects. Thanks guys!

Gysi+Berglas Gysi+Berglas

Gysi+Berglas  is our greenhouse manufacturer and took the plunge to help us build the first commercial rooftop farm in Basel. They’re a bunch of tech guys and love to work on new and exciting innovations: just like us!

The Hub Zurich The Hub Zurich

The folks at Hub Zurich association are totally family with UrbanFarmers. Since the inception of the Zurich Hub space in 2010, we have been part of this growing and exciting group of entrepreneurs that want to make an impact. We are blessed to have been on the journey with the Hub team and wish them all the very best for their continued success!

Lucas Vetsch Lucas Vetsch

Lucas is our Creative Director and true mastermind in conjuring the brand strategy with UrbanFarmers since the earliest times. Lucas did our Corporate Identity and most of the visual work we commissioned. Without him, there would be no such cool UrbanFarmers brand!

National Instruments National Instruments

NI is our technology partner for the UF Controller, our proprietary farm control software. The NI guys are also supporting UrbanFarmers with a “Startup Package” that includes free hardware, a developer license for LabView, as well as free training and technical assistance. We like!!

Natur Natur

At Nature Messe, UrbanFarmers won the 2010 award of “Generation Zukunft” in sustainability.

VentureKick VentureKick

UrbanFarmers has successfully completed the full venturekick I, II, and III series for funding of CHF 130’000. This makes us pretty proud!
The VentureKick initiative is Switzerlands top start-up funding program and is generously supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung, Ernst Göhner Stiftung, OPO Stiftung, Avina Stiftung, Fondation Lombard Odier and the Debiopharm Group.
And here some info on the deal with UrbanFarmers …read more

Volkswirtschaft-Stiftung Volkswirtschaft-Stiftung

The Volkswirtschaft-Stiftung has been supporting UrbanFarmers with a 100k loan facility in 2012. We are very happy to have been selected by the foundation and are excited to venture into pioneering territories.

WWF WWF

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Schweiz has been supporting UrbanFarmers with a seed grant through the Hub WWF Fellowship for Climate Change & Sustainability, which we won in 2010.The WWF panda continues to care for us through providing a temporary office space on their premises, as well as networking with major industrial groups in Switzerland.
More on the deal with WWF on the Fellowship here …read

ZHAW ZHAW

The University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Wädenswil  is the mother to our Aquaponic technology. As a spin-off company, we share Andreas’ resource as both a scientist and co-founder in UrbanFarmers, but also other critical links. Since July 2012, we are working with the ZHAW on a joint CTI Research project.

Zühlke Engineering Zühlke Engineering

Zühlke Engineering is our technology partner for the UF Controller. The guys at Zühlke got the development work and design for the UF Controller started and have heavily supported this project.

CTI Start-Up Label CTI Start-Up Label

CTI has been coaching technology start-ups very successfully since a number of years. With Dr.Marcos Garcia-Pedraza, we have completed our CTI Label acceptance in fall of 2013. Many thanks for your great support, Marcos, during the last 3 years, and many thanks to CTI for this program!