A Rotherham start-up specialising in scientific apparatus for plant science research has turned their idea on the back of an envelope into an actual business after accessing a regional business support programme.

Founded by entrepreneurs Alexis Moschopoulos and Richard Banks, Swinton-based Grobotic Systems Ltd designed and manufactured the chamber which is engineered to streamline the process of growing plants under precise controlled environmental conditions for scientific experimentation.

Having met at university, both Alexis and Richard have left their careers in plant genetics and IT to launch the business and design the product which they say will be “the future of plant science and research.”

The enterprise has so far been supported by the Y-Accelerator programme and UK Steel Enterprise.

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