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Qponics Limited

Qponics is addressing the looming global protein deficit by building a droughtproof marine bioproducts industry in Australia to produce protein at unprecedented yields and economically sustained through the co-production of high-value oils.

The UN warns protein production must increase by 70% to feed a global 9.8 billion population by 2050. This Challenge cannot be addressed by boosting livestock and broadacre farming due to insufficient grazing and arable land, and fisheries are in decline. The UN’s IPCC reports signalled that the frequency and severity of droughts will worsen the predicted protein deficit.

Qponics has demonstrated at its pilot facility in Brisbane, a high-tech and drought-proof marine microalgae farming process that addresses the Challenge. Our economically sustainable farming process will produce 1 kg of protein on 0.1% and 3% of the land area required for beef and soybean/chickpea production respectively, with zero requirements for rainfall or irrigation.

Watch more about Qponics Qponics transformative drought-proof microalgae farm:

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Qponics Limited: Sustainable microalgae production facility - Seeking AU$1m investment to scale sustainable oil and protein production

Opportunity for

  • Impact investors (venture capital, family office, angels) interested in taking equity in a sustainable microalgae facility and impact investors with networks in food, beverage, pharmaceutical, or nutraceutical manufacturing and distribution in Australia, Asia, USA or Europe. 
  • Led by

    Qponics Limited

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Seeking solutions

  • Express interest by

    31 October 2022

  • Readiness
    Mid (TRL 5)
    Proof of concept in the laboratory then in the field resulting in the development of a minimum viable product (MVP).

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