Vertical Future: Building healthier cities with smarter technologies including vertical farming

Life & Soul Magazine

Vertical Future, the tech start-up behind vertical farming initiative MiniCrops, is developing a smart device to combat air pollution in cities.

The product focuses on reducing the effect of emissions, specifically Nitrogen Dioxide, from vehicles and other urban sources – meaning cleaner air for urban dwellers.

The tech start-up, launched by husband and wife team Jamie and Marie-Alexandrine Burrows in 2016, is currently at the product development and testing stage and is expected to release further details about the smart device this year.

Vertical Future is focused on improving health in cities, developing and utilising different forms of smart technology dealing with specific issues that negatively affect the health of urban inhabitants.

As well as tackling air pollution, Vertical Future is also tackling food sustainability and nutrition through its sister company, MiniCrops. MiniCrops, uses agriculture technology to bring food production closer to London homes, reducing food miles and providing fresh, sustainable produce to households…

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