Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:


Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Sprout / Hydroponic Plant Cultivator


Nowadays people want to consume the food they know where it comes from. Being inspired from this, Sprout brings a joyful gardening experience into homes and let people grow their own food regardless of time and knowledge Plants mainly used in the kitchen such as herbs can be grown from seed to plant. Using hydroponics and artificial lighting, Sprout provides necessary conditions for plants and enables year-round cultivation. Automated water-nutrition circulation and controllable light source reduce the need for maintenance and ease plant care. The hidden LED display enable user to set up values and gives feedback for maintenance.


Middle East Technical University

Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey

Sezgi Kaya,
Middle East Technical University