The hydroponic vertical 'SMART' farm

THE BENEFITS

Revolutionary turnkey 'smart' farming solution to grow a variety of natural products
All year round production with ability to grow more than one product at any one time
Significantly higher yield than current 'normal' farming processes, from a much shorter production cycle
Fully automated non-soil, non-chemical or pesticide driven process using only natural mineral fertilisers

OBJECTIVES

NATURALNESS

To create a well controlled indoor farm environment and agricultural production process that is not susceptible to climate change and does not use chemical pesticides of any kind

OPTIMIZATION

To establish the optimal use of space and available resources such as nutrients and water, resulting in a much greater yield per square metre than a comparable traditional crop production

CONSISTENCY

To provide an all year round supply of high quality, natural organic agricultural produce for local consumer markets to access and enjoy

SUSTAINABILITY

To assist in the creation and development of sustainable urban environments through the provision of good healthy food options

PROPOSAL – OPTION 1

OUTRIGHT PURCHASE

Client to purchase:
Location / water supply review
HV Farm plan / water supply recommendations
All technical equipment
Technical engineer support
  • set-up phase
  • ongoing technical support contract (optional)
  • ongoing management control contract (optional)
Seedlings / baby plants / fertilisers
required to establish a self-owned HV Farm from Advanced Agro Technology WLL ('AgroTech')
PROPOSAL – OPTION 2

JOINT VENTURE COLLABORATION

Client and AgroTech to collaborate on the establishment of an HV Farm as a 50/50 joint venture – each party to provide the following:

AGROTECH CLIENT
Location / water supply review Payment of USD […..]
HV Farm plan / water supply recommendations Location
All technical equipment Installation
Seedlings / baby plants / nutrients / fertilisers Electricity / water services
Technical support Operating staff
Management control support Promotion / sales / distribution support
ESTABLISHMENT OF HYDROPONIC
VERTICAL 'SMART' FARM

1
PRELIMINARY
REVIEW

For both Options 1 and 2 AgroTech will undertake:

  • a review of Client's needs / available facilities - location
  • a test of the Client's proposed water supply

Based on the needs / facility review and the water test, AgroTech will provide the Client with a detailed recommendation for the proposed HV Farm including:

  • a detailed plan for the HV Farm
  • a listing of all required technical equipment and support
  • details of the requirements from the Client including the suitability of / any required supplement to the Client's water supply
ESTABLISHMENT OF HYDROPONIC
VERTICAL 'SMART' FARM

2
SET-UP &
OPERATION

To establish the HV Farm, AgroTech will provide:

  • all necessary technical equipment
  • all required seedlings, baby plants, nutrientsand fertilisers
  • the services of a fully qualified engineer to set-up the HV Farm, to train Client staff and supervise the initial 3 months of operation

Subsequent to the initial 3 months of operation,the Client can enter into:

  • a Technical Support Agreement ('TSA') for a monthly fee of USD […]
  • a Management Control Agreement whereby the AgroTech Control System is managed remotely by Agrotech staff for a monthly fee of USD […]
HYDROPONIC VERTICAL 'SMART' FARM SET-UP

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

The technical equipment required for an HV Farm comprises:
AgroTech Control Units – Growing Tiers
Seeding Units
Ventilation System
Control Centre
Water Supply / Treatment
Sorting / Packaging System
HYDROPONIC VERTICAL 'SMART' FARM SET-UP

TYPICAL FARM SET-UP

HYDROPONIC VERTICAL 'SMART' FARM SET-UP

THE AGROTECH CONTROL SYSTEM

The AgroTech Control System consists of a number of AgroTech Control Units – Growing Tiers that are linked to a server based system

The server will be programmed to automatically control the entire crop production process through the management and monitoring of:

the level of nutrients and fertilisers
the climate
the water supply

The AgroTech Control System can be managed on-site by the HV Farm client staff or by AgroTech staff from a remote location

REQUIREMENTS FROM CLIENT

fully air-conditioned, vacant indoor space sufficient to house the HV Farm
operational staff
electricity supply
marketing, sales and distribution support
water supply, based on the tests conducted by AgroTech

POTENTIAL PRODUCTS

The potential products to be grown by an HV Farm – in such proportions as are determined by the Client – will include, but not be limited to, the following:

STRAWBERRIES
SALAD
(lettuce, red salad)
kale / cabbage
rocket
spinach
HERBS
(basil, parsley, dill, coriander, mustard)

MONTHLY PRODUCTION

The projected monthly production of the noted products through an HV Farm is as follows:

The production process will be started during the set-up phase through the use of Grow-Boxes to grow the seedlings / baby-plants, thereby ensuring maximum efficiency re growth period post set-up phase

FINANCIAL MODEL

CAPITAL INVESTMENT SUMMARY

The Client’s capital investment comprises:
technical equipment ex AgroTech
HV Farm installation
SIZE OF HV FARM
All Figures in USD 200 sqm 500 sqm 1,000 sqm 2,000 sqm 5,000 sqm
TOTAL TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT COST XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX

50%

on placement of order

50%

on shipment to Client
FINANCIAL MODEL

CAPITAL INVESTMENT SUMMARY - TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

Costs are FOB Bahrain; technical equipment carries a [..] month warranty

FINANCIAL MODEL

MONTHLY PROJECTED REVENUE

FINANCIAL MODEL

MONTHLY P&L – PROJECTED OPERATING COSTS

PROJECTED TIMELINE

LET’S GROW

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