An Analysis of the Professional's Cognition Regarding the Plant Factory Feasibility

식물공장 사업타당성에 관한 전문가 인식 연구

  • Lee, Ji-Eun (School of Business Administration, Hanyang Cyber University) ;
  • Cha, WoonCheol (Dept. of Choognam Provincey, Kora Rural Community Corporation)
  • Received : 2015.10.27
  • Accepted : 2015.12.20
  • Published : 2015.12.28


Plant factory was started in Europe in the 1960. Thanks to the development of seeds science, nutrient study, environment control technology and automated systems, it has developed into the form of full artificial light system. In recent years, productivity of plant factory has increased with the convergence of ICT. An interest in plant factory has increased with several outstanding achievements. However, the plant factory industry is still stuck at an introductory stage and government investment has been reduced. In order to verify the feasibility of the plant factory, we conducted a survey targeting experts in politics, R&D and business field. We analyze the feasibility of investment in plant factory and strategies to enhance the competitiveness of plant factory.


Plant Factory;Feasibility;Convergence of Agriculture & IT;Convergence Service


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