The Austrian company PHYTONIQ combines automated indoor farming with manual care and caution.
Founded in 2017, the company is developing into a globally sought- after partner of food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries worldwide thanks to its innovative and efficient solutions.
Our own research and development department looks after customers from the idea and first requirement right through to the finished natural product. Patented solutions, the latest methods and techniques have guaranteed the best quality and reliability for products of all sizes for years. PhytonIQ not only accompanies its customers in the production of raw plants, but also takes over the production of raw materials and extracts on request.
Every customer has individual requirements and needs tailor-made, innovative and above all efficient solutions.
PhytonIQ combines unique know-how and maximum performance in the field of indoor farming and plants as well as in the technology and support of the plants.
Experienced experts develop and cultivate plants of the highest quality. Researchers and technicians advise, plan and construct indoor farms for individual cultivation.
The results are tailor-made products and systems with a focus on taste, economy, efficiency, ecology, safety and health.
The founder, Mr. DI Martin Parapatits, BSc has acquired a broad, interdisciplinary knowledge in a wide range of fields through his three completed studies in Civil Engineering (TU Vienna, 1998), Environmental Sciences (University of Hagen, 2011) and Astronomy (University of Vienna, 2013). His 20 years of professional experience include technical aspects of structural engineering and sales and acquisition activities as well as the management of a civil engineering office. He was also entrusted with engineering activities in the fields of energy efficiency, contaminated sites, water law, demolition and recycling.
The architect and food technologist, Ms. Eszter Simon takes over the management of PhytonIQ Wasabi GmbH, the sister company of PhytonIQ. She has many years of professional experience in project development and in the field of architecture and building physics, as well as in building management and design. She also has extensive expertise in sustainable energy systems. Through her extra-occupational studies in food engineering, she has the necessary background knowledge for food technological processes and is mainly responsible for product development and further processing.
Mr. Mag. Roman Schweitzer, tax consultant (Chamber of Chartered Accountants and Tax Consultants) is responsible for the area of financial planning and business management planning. As a graduate of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and managing director of the tax consulting firm Schweitzer + Partner (currently 40 employees), he brings with him a sound specialized knowledge and extensive experience from the business world. His competencies include financial planning, controlling and tax and duty law. He is also an expert in criminal financial law, a member of the board of trustees, chairman of the supervisory board and managing director.