Plantagon is awarded several international awards. Red Herring acknowledges Plantagon as one of the 100 most innovative companies on the planet. The first licensees approach the company. Also new investors’ approaches, both for discussions on regional markets and investments on a corporate level. The second Urban Agriculture Summit is held in Linköping, Sweden. Plantagon signs an agreement for the Chinese market with China Roosevelt Investments Corporation. Tongji University and Plantagon opens a joint strategic laboratory for implementation of urban agriculture on the Chinese mainland. The Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf gives hands out the New York Green Award to Plantagon in NYC. The planning in Linköping is delayed due to zoning challenges: Is the building an industry or an office or both..?