"Developing innovative plant nutrition products and strategies, we're aiming at producing know-how and technologies that will be used for producing high-quality, safe, healthy and functional foods. These foods are enhanced with nutritional profiles sustainably and competitively," says Halil Beşkardeşler, CEO of Plant Factory.
The contract signing
Istanbul-based Plant Factory signed a 4-year university-industry R&D partnership protocol in collaboration with the Plant Physiology and Plant Nutrition Lab (KutmanLab) of the Institute of Biotechnology at the Gebze Technical University.
All parties involved with the partnership
Together with Plant Factory, known for its pioneering system designs and engineering solutions, the university will establish an R&D indoor farm at their campus. Throughout the project, students will get more involved with indoor farming expanding their knowledge by putting several techniques in practice.