Sprout AI is a technology company in the business of planning, designing, manufacturing and/or assembling scalable AI-controlled vertical cultivation equipment for international urban farming. The adaptive technology produces an environment with improved growing parameters and early detection of adverse conditions, resulting in consistent and repeatable crops with shorter cultivation cycles, independent of geographic climates. The self-contained multilevel rolling rack technology increases the cubic cultivation area while mitigating the risk of outside and cross-contaminants.
Sprout AI’s cultivation technology is contained within a sealed “habitat” that includes LED lighting to minimize power consumption, advanced air filtration and HVAC, as well as a water recycle system recovering 100%.
Each habitat is self-contained allowing for staggered growth plans, which results in greater labour efficiency.
The separate habitats also mitigate external and cross-contamination risk and allow for multi-crop farms.
The Sprout AI Habitat can be set up in any structure around the world that meets, or can meet, food grade requirements, mitigating the need for a special building to be constructed, and can take advantage of virtually any vacant indoor space.
Sprout AI’s module learns over time to optimize grow conditions. Significant data collection from habitats across the world further intensifies the machine learning capabilities.
The habitats are moveable and modular, resulting in significant reductions in set-up time and capital cost
Can be scaled like building blocks and can easily expand or shrink to meet local demand.
The self-contained design of Sprout AI shifts the burden of HVAC, air filtration and lighting to the habitat itself, significantly reducing capital expenditures, the risk of stranded assets, and project commencement cycle time. There is no need to retrofit a building, or build a new structure, to accommodate the increased load of a vertical farm.
Improved Air Quality
Indoor hydroponic vertical farms, such as “vertical walls” or walls-of-green”, that are not self-contained, risk high indoor humidity levels, condensation and the risk of total crop failure due to contamination.
Efficient Space Usage
Container farms (in existing sea cans as an example) are typically narrow and require an aisle which limits the cultivation area. Some container farms use custom made mechanical racks to maximize the cultivation area, but this adds to the capital cost.
Sprout AI’s habitats are designed to manage multiple crops and, on average, a minimum of 32 plants can be grown per habitat.
The habitats can grow plants up to 42” high, whereas many of the other systems available can only handle plants up to 4” or 6” high, providing the grower access to a greater selection of crop outputs.
Chris Bolton, CEO and Director
Experienced with plan, design, implementation and ongoing support of complex systems.
Joshua Lebovic, CFO and Director
Accounting and audit expertise gained in high tech, international operations.
Kyle Horak, General Manager and Director
Leadership and project management experience within international operations.
Carlos Zapata, Manager, Manufacturing and Assembly
Knowledge and expertise in operating complex industrial manufacturing facilities.