From what has been gleaned from the explanations provided by the terminals, the Alpha Quadrant was the main entrance to Azys Lla, from where people would travel to the port of Helix, to "congregate and offload various supplies." What manner of supplies, however, remains a mystery.
— In-game description
Centrifugal Crystal Engine
This seemingly indefatigable engine harnessed the power of the imprisoned Warring Triad to transmute the life force of chimera experiments into synthetic crystal These manufactured shards would then be used to fuel the cultivation of the chimeras as part of research into the possibility of obtaining limitless power.