GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 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 presenting company on the upcoming Cannabis Investor Webcast. The Webcast is scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 15, and Heliospectra is scheduled to present from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM EDT.
Staffan Hillberg, CEO of Heliospectra, commented, "We look forward to participating in the CannaInvestor Webcast. As a provider of patented, advanced technologies for efficient cultivation, we think it is important for investors to understand that the cannabis sector is maturing and recognizing the need to adopt leading edge technology solutions like those from Heliospectra."
The Cannabis Investor Webcast is held monthly and features live presentations and Q&A sessions by CEOs and CFOs of privately-held and publicly-traded cannabis companies. The Webcast is a day-long live event with visual, audio, and PowerPoint presentations via the GoToWebinar platform. Members of the audience can virtually attend all presentations or join in on the few that interest them the most. Members are encouraged to ask the presenter questions to promote investor relations and interaction. All presentations are recorded and accessible on Cannabis Investor Webcast's YouTube channel.
You can register for this Webcast by visiting http://cannawebcast.com/ and clicking the "Attend" button towards the top of the page.
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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