About Us

Qarbotech is a pioneering nanotech and agritech company specializing in manufacturing photosynthesis enhancers and providing innovative solutions to address food security challenges and climate change.

Unique Selling Proposition (USP)

Our groundbreaking patented biocompatible nanotechnology is the first of its kind in the market. Our innovation unleashes the true potential of photosynthesis, fostering growth and accelerating crop cycles. While traditional farming methods often prioritize soil and nutrient management, our technology revolutionizes the approach by targeting leaves’ ability to maximize light absorption for photosynthesis.

What sets us apart is our technology’s synergy with fertilizers and other growth boosters. By working seamlessly together, we ensure comprehensive plant support from root to tip, maximizing yields and promoting healthier crops.

At Qarbotech, our mission is to revolutionize agriculture through innovative nanotechnology that enhances photosynthesis efficiency. We aim to increase agricultural yields, promote sustainable farming practices, and combat climate change, ensuring global food security and working towards eliminating hunger.

Meet the Team

Chor Chee Hoe

Co-founder / Chief Executive Officer

With an MBA from the esteemed Asia School of Business, a joint venture between MIT Sloan and Bank Negara Malaysia, coupled with a background in aircraft maintenance engineering, Chee Hoe brings a wealth of leadership and management expertise to Qarbotech.

His extensive journey in the aviation industry, paired with his academic accolades, highlights Chee Hoe’s versatile skill set. Holding a business management degree from Open University Malaysia and professional licensure as an aircraft maintenance engineer from both the European Aviation Safety Agency and Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia, Chee Hoe’s educational and professional background forms a solid foundation for his role at Qarbotech. Additionally, certified by the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia, Chee Hoe’s proficiency in investment management and unit trusts adds another layer to his diverse skill set. His unwavering dedication to personal and professional growth, alongside his steadfast commitment to driving positive change, positions Chee Hoe as a pivotal force in driving Qarbotech’s vision for sustainable growth and global impact.

Prof. Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid, CEng MIChemE

Co-founder / Chief Scientist

Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid is a Professor at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She received her bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Nottingham University, United Kingdom in 2000.

She then obtained her PhD in chemical engineering focusing on nanotechnology from Imperial College London, United Kingdom in 2004. She is a chartered engineer under the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and a nanotechnologist under the Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT). She currently serves as the Director of Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ION2), UPM. Her research interests revolve around carbon nanomaterials synthesis and processing for various applications. She brings invaluable expertise in research and development and leads Qarbotech’s scientific endeavors.

Amirul Merican

Co-founder / Chief Operations Officer

Amirul was a Shell scholar and earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering and Energy, Sustainability & the Environment (MEng, BA) from the University of Cambridge.
Commencing his career as a Strategy and Consulting Analyst at Accenture, Amirul contributed to various projects involving strategic planning, change management, and financial activities. Drawing from the experiences he acquired, Amirul co-founded a biotech company specializing in manufacturing Black Soldier Fly Larvae products. This venture focuses on applications in poultry, aquaculture, and pet food, as well as organic fertilizer. With his extensive experience in manufacturing and startup ventures, Amirul is well-equipped to lead operations at Qarbotech, bringing valuable insights and skills to drive the company’s growth and success.

Samson Lee

Commercial Director

Afif Nadhrah

Operations Manager

Zhafir Razak

Production Manager

Amir Abbas

Finance and Admin Executive

⁠Dr. Nadia Izati

Associate Scientist

⁠Eeyad Arief

Production Technician

Yogavarman Murali

Production Technician

Mariana Mohammad

Agronomist / Technical Coordinator

Sanjeev Nehru

Agronomist / Technical Coordinator

Jeromy Tan

Operations / Research Intern

Kayla Susanto

Operations / Business Dev Intern

Ajidarma Erlambang

Project Coordinator Intern