SOURCE: Heliospectra AB

Heliospectra AB

September 12, 2016 13:00 ET

Heliospectra to Be Featured in CannaInvestor Magazine's September 2016 Issue

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 12, 2016) - Heliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY) (FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled environments horticulture, is pleased to announce that it will be a featured company in the September 2016 issue of CannaInvestor Magazine.

Staffan Hillberg, CEO of Heliospectra, commented, "We are proud that Heliospectra has been chosen as a featured company by CannaInvestor Magazine. Our patented cultivation solution, which is based on an 'Internet of Things' real-time sensor system that 'speaks' to the plant, is an example of the advanced technologies that are being increasingly adopted by growers in the cannabis sector, as well as growers of other plants and agricultural products around the globe."

CannaInvestor Magazine is a monthly, subscription-based digital magazine with an exclusive focus on cannabis finance that delivers convenient insights on publicly-traded and privately-held cannabis companies through informative articles, company profiles, and market trends that inform and educate investors and attract inquisitive, highly engaged digital audiences around the globe.

The September issue and previous issues can be viewed by visiting http://www.cannainvestormag.com/.

About Heliospectra AB

Heliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY) (FIRSTNORTH: HELIO) (www.heliospectra.com) 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 www.welandstal.se, Swedish Industrial Fund www.industrifonden.se, Midroc www.midroc.se, Avanza Pension www.avanza.se.

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