AeroFarm – an intelligent community garden

We are a team of Aalto and Omnia students developing an aeroponic garden. Our goal is to introduce a new way of producing food and plants in a sustainable, social and intelligent way.

There is already a working prototype of the intelligent community garden created by Omnia, but we are taking over the project until the beginning of summer to make it even more functional and user-friendly.

Welcome to follow our product development journey!

News from our team

Halfway show

How are we developing a product in the middle of a pandemic?

The beginning of the year has been about workshops and presentations for our team. Usually product development requires a lot of face-to-face contact with people and physical presence with products. Below we will explain through two examples of how we have made it work during the era of remote work.   PD6  PD6, short for “Product development in six hours”, …

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3D Model of one possible prototype

How has our project progressed so far?

The AeroFarm team has worked on the growing unit for some months now and as the year is approaching its end, now is a good time to recap on our progress. Research The whole team has researched aeroponic farming and the possible solutions to solve the challenges with the current prototype. The main ones include …

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AeroFarm team inspecting the growing units at Omnia AI Lab

What is AeroFarm about?

The intelligent community garden idea started from the Omnia AI Lab, a platform for innovative experiments that promote digital equality through the application of technology. Several fields from Omnia have taken part in the development process thus far, in addition to partners and farming students from The Adult Education Centre of Helsinki.   In the first version of the intelligent community garden, vegetables and herbs …

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