The Russian Academy of Sciences takes on agtech

Russia's vertical farm experiment

"Such technological progress gives the possibility of having three harvests in a year," said Sofia Khapchaeva, Biotechnologist at the Russian Academy of Sciences in a video with Bloomberg Quicktake. 

When COVID-19 restrictions caused border closures with Russia, scientists in Moscow developed these LED-powered vertical farms to solve import problems. The imported products were received in a bad condition. "We started substituting imports by turning to vertical farming," she said.

Click on the video below to get to know more about the farm.

Source: Bloomberg Quicktake 

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