Fermentation biotechnology is becoming increasingly prominent in both R&D and industry. jFermi aims to design and produce a modular bioreactor with its open source, high level programming language control software. Thanks to its flexible properties and reasonable price, the device could open new doors in R&D and education and see even wider dissemination in new companies, secondary/high schools and higher education institutions.
The bioreactor of jFermi fills the need for cheap and fully featured fermenters. Thanks to its low price, it offers a solution for practical implementation of fermentation biotechnology that was missing until now, even in secondary school. At universities, it enables small-group and individual fermentations. This product also target the research and development area thanks to its modular design, easy upgradability, and compatibility with a wide range of peripherals.