Israel. – Equinome, An Israeli company specializing in plant improvement seedsbuilt a new R&D center that will house all vital departments: biochemistry, applications, sensors and breeding.
This complex will allow these departments to work and communicate synergistically throughout the process seed improvement and developmentwhich will result in a more efficient and accurate process.
This construction initiative will allow the company to create ingredients for food industry from the level seeds. With this, Equinome they will be able to respond more effectively to the needs of stakeholders (food and ingredient companies) along the supply chain as they create initial solutions.
The new headquarters will be located in Kibbutz Givat Brenner in Israel’s rich agricultural hub, providing end-to-end research and development capabilities to accelerate efforts to develop the next generation of its smart seeds without GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) with exceptional characteristics.
Equinom: save for innovation
As part of the strategy, the expansion of the company will take place through the restructuring of the old building and the conservation of the original warehouse. This change brought numerous challenges in turning the antiques warehouse into a modern facility.
“Sustainability plays an important role in Equinom’s core values. Our decision to move into a former warehouse rather than build an entirely new facility is in line with our commitment to combining traditional treasures with high-tech capabilities,” comments Gil Shalev, CEO of Equinom.
Also, new Center for research and development, more than three times the size of Equinom’s original drive. Four state-of-the-art laboratories cover most of the company’s research and development units: seed processing, biochemical laboratory, food application laboratory and high-tech sensor laboratory.