iFarm ([[privately held company|limited liability company]])

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iFarm (limited liability company)
IndustryVertical Farming, Hydroponics, CEA
Founded 📆2017
Founder 👔
Headquarters 🏙️Helsinki, Finland.
Area served 🗺️
Key people
Alex Lyskovsky, Max Chizhov, Konstantin Ulianov
Products 📟 Vertical Farming equipment and services, products, Saas-Platform
Number of employees
🌐 Websitehttp://www.ifarm.fi/
📇 Address
📞 telephone

iFarm (iFarm corp.) is a multinational technology company headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, that creates and markets internationally vertical farming and hydroponics technologies and equipment.


In 2017, Alex Lyskovsky, the founder and owner of video game publisher Alawar, together with Konstantin Ulyanov, the owner of a geothermal heating system vendor, and IT entrepreneur Max Chizhov established a company and built a bio-vegetarium and a small vertical farm for experimental purposes.

In 2018, the company expanded its facilities with a large-scale salad farm and a strawberry lab.

In 2019, the company moved its headquarters to Helsinki, Finland. It opened 8 laboratories and launched a small point-of-sale herb cultivation module production.

In 2020, the company opened an office in the Netherlands, a salad factory in Moscow, and a laboratory for experiments with vegetables, berries, and flowers in Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk. In July 2020 company became a member of the international Association for Vertical Farming. On August 2020, the company announced the raise of $4 million in seed funding from a group of investors.[1][2] As for Dec 2020 the company is providing technology to about 50 projects in Europe and the Middle East covering a total of 11,000 square meters of vertical farms[3].

Products and services[edit]

Hydroponics equipment[edit]

Scalable multi-level vertical farms for growing a variety of crops, green leafs and flowers, industrial vertical farms for growing strawberries, patented fertigation unit used for automated plant nutrition mixing and grow lights.


iFarm Growtune is a cloud-based saas-software platform for efficient management of all farm processes, including microclimate control, system monitoring, scheduling and price management. Platform uses deep learning and machine vision technologies[4] to automate care for around 120 varieties[3] of crops and to improve growing recipies. iFarm's R&D cooperates with researchers and universities to develop hybrids specifically for vertical farming[5].

Hydroponics consumables[edit]

Company uses Vendor lock-in business model to supply seeds, fertilisers, pots, substrates, packaging and biosafety consumables to customers running vertical farms.


  1. "Vertical farming software startup iFarm raises $4m". AgFunderNews.
  2. "Agtech startup iFarm bags 4m to help vertical farms grow more tasty stuff/". TechCrunch.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Vertical Indoor Farms Make Sense". Forbes.
  4. "Ai and Vertical Farming: Panacea for global food production". Analytics Insight.
  5. "How vertical farming tech could bring fresh greens to the world's food deserts". Techradar.

External links[edit]

See Also[edit]

  • Vertical farming
  • Hydroponics

Category:Companies based in Helsinki Category:Technology companies of Finland

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