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Heliospectra AB

March 24, 2016 11:34 ET

Heliospectra to Speak and Exhibit at the 4th Annual Indoor Ag-Con in Las Vegas, Nevada

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2016) -  Heliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY) (FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled environments agriculture, will be speaking in two different thought leadership sessions and exhibiting in booth #625 during Indoor Ag-Con, April 5 & 6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.

On April 6 at 12:45pm, Heliospectra's Grower Liaison Ryan Wankel will take part in the "Ask Me Anything" breakout session. This is a great opportunity for visitors to gain knowledge on how to grow cannabis with LED lighting, what to think about when transitioning from HPS to LED lighting, and the benefits of creating strain-specific light recipes. Later at 4:45pm on April 6, Heliospectra's COO Christopher Steele will share industry insights during the "What progress has been made in lighting for greenhouses and vertical farms?" session.

This is Indoor Ag-Con's 4th annual event in Las Vegas. The first day of the event will provide a general industry overview, while the second day will focus on the technologies that drive the indoor agriculture industry. Indoor Ag-Con brings together executives from the technology, investment, vertical and greenhouse farming industries as well as hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic experts.

For more information on the event, please click here.

About Heliospectra AB

Heliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY) (FIRSTNORTH: HELIO) ( specializes in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and greenhouse cultivation. The Company's lighting system provides an effective and durable technology for cultivating greenhouse and indoor plants by combining several different groups of versatile light emitting diodes (LEDs) with optics, remote sensing techniques, and a robust heat dissipation solution. This proprietary setup gives growers the ability to control the intensity and wavelengths of the light emitted, creating a spectrum specifically adjusted to different plant species and growth stages to better facilitate photosynthesis. The complete, highly-engineered lamp produces crops that look better, taste better, and have a longer shelf-life than those grown under HID lamps. The technology not only reduces energy consumption by up to 50%, but also helps stimulate growth characteristics and improve plant quality. Other benefits include reduced light pollution, lower mercury use due to the avoidance of traditional HID/HPS bulbs, and less HVAC investment and monthly expense requirements.

Heliospectra products are based on in-depth knowledge in plant physiology and photosynthesis along with a unique way to utilize modern LED technology. After six years of development in Sweden, the company has now begun to expand into the international market. The company has raised more than $ 21 million in capital and has received more than $2.6 million through academic scholarships and grants. It has also received numerous awards for its forward thinking technology. Principal owners: Weland Steel, Swedish Industrial Fund, Midroc, Avanza Pension

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