The center has developed different designs such as a universal-type plant factory, plant factory-type buildings, reefs plant factory, smart family carbon plant, and other products. At present, about 100 plant factories have been built by the group. From an economic point of view, compared to the open field, greenhouse plant factories due to the high initial construction costs, greater energy demand and other reasons, lead on the whole to higher unit production cost and still need efforts to further reduce costs.

China Bio news release, June 15, 2016