21. Edama & Natufia — agritech solutions
Two KAUST agritech startups are bringing innovative food production technologies to communities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other global locations. Edama is an organic waste recycling facility that provides desert agriculture solutions. Natufia has developed the world's first smart indoor kitchen garden.
In episode 21 of Sciencetown, Mitchell Morton of Edama and Gregory Lu of Natufia talk about sustainable food solutions for communities and homes, and also space (@21:31). The startups joined forces to compete in the first phase of NASA’s Deep Space Food Challenge in 2021, and were among 10 international winners recognized for their low-maintenance, closed-loop food production ecosystem.
Enjoy the conversation.