Piece of nature for every roof

URBAN AGROVOLTAICS

We are a manufacturer and operator of urban hydroponic farms and combined solar power plants. We grow vegetables, produce honey and electricity right in the city center.

Combined solar panels

Combined solar panels composed of solar panels and always green vegetation. This suppress the negatives of conventional solar power plants and bring the benefits of green roofs. 

Rooftop hydroponic farms

No more herbs and vegetables from the other side of the world. The place of production is the place of consumption. Offer your employees fresh vegetables and herbs of the highest quality grown right on your roof!

Urban cultivation systems

Even street lamps or bus stops can turn green thanks to our automatic cultivation systems helping to improve the environment directly on the city streets!

Vegetables as a service (VaaS)

This service is intended primarily for those companies that are aware of their social responsibility and are interested in integrating the values of environmental protection and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle into their corporate policy.

The only prerequisite for the "Vegetables as a service" is the ownership of several hundred square meters of flat, uncovered outdoor space, we'll take care of the rest.

You only provide access to water and electricity. The farm remains the property of ForestBit for the entire period of operation and we enter into a lease and service agreement. We service and manage this farm. We hand over the entire harvest to the client. The only output is fresh and organic vegetables.

Vegetables as a service (VAAS)

9 things you should know about FORESTBIT

No poisons

Due to the location of the farm, our crops do not suffer from pests, thanks to which we can maintain high harvest efficiency even without pesticides and herbicides. We can harvest at any time.

Environmentally friendly

Growing one head of lettuce on our farm costs nature 92% water and 179 g less carbon dioxide.

Sustainability

No more herbs and vegetables from the other side of the world. The place of production is the place of consumption.

Without disposable packaging

You just won't find them with us. We always deliver vegetables to employees or canteens in reusable bags or crates.

Unique employee benefit

Offer your employees fresh leafy vegetables and herbs of the highest quality. When leaving work, they will always have them freshly harvested and prepared.

PERSONALISATION

Everyone can watch their vegetables directly on the roof or online via mobile app and decide when to harvest, according to their needs.

Can't get any greener

Our vegetables will always be fresher and greener than if you buy it in a supermarket. Each component of the farm must meet strict environmental sustainability conditions. We are committed to complete carbon neutrality. The farm is supplied with seedlings exclusively by electric cars that run on green electricity.

Artificial intelligence

Our farmer, who will service the farm in his human imperfection, cannot detect all possible ailments in time. However, our artificial intelligence can detect most problems long before they even happen.

Nature comes first

Our vegetables will always be fresher and greener than if you buy it in a supermarket. Each component of the farm must meet strict environmental sustainability conditions. We are committed to complete carbon neutrality. The farm is supplied with seedlings exclusively by electric cars that run on green electricity.

COMBINED SOLAR PANELS

We offer an ecological alternative to rooftop solar power plants adapted for urban installations. Combined solar panels composed of year-round green vegetation cover and solar panels suppress the negatives of conventional solar power plants and bring the benefits of green roofs. 

Combined solar panels with their shade and moisture produced by plants help cool the roof of the building, but at the same time their overall surface is not heated to the same temperature as conventional solar power plants. Thanks to this, the phenomenon of the heat island is suppressed, especially in the hot summer months. 

The plants themselves then clean the air and the overall appearance of the roof acquires a natural, futuristic touch. Combined solar panels have been designed to also retain as much rainwater as possible.  

Combined solar panels:

  • produce electricity
  • cleans the air
  • cools down the roof
  • creates an oasis effect 
  • hold rainwater
  • suppress the heat island effect

 

  • automatically irrigated
  • regular, automatic, remote service
  • year-round green roofs
  • low operating costs 
  • minimum water consumption
  • remote monitoring

Hydroponic farm and combined solar panel

This solution makes it possible to run a hydroponic farm that produces leafy vegetables and at the same time produce more electricity than the farm is able to consume. This energy can be stored in batteries for later use or sent directly to the distribution network. 

 

OZELENĚNÍ MĚSTSKÉHO MOBILIÁŘE

We offer an ecological alternative to rooftop solar power plants adapted for urban installations. Combined solar panels composed of year-round green vegetation cover and solar panels suppress the negatives of conventional solar power plants and bring the benefits of green roofs. 

Combined solar panels with their shade and moisture produced by plants help cool the roof of the building, but at the same time their overall surface is not heated to the same temperature as conventional solar power plants. Thanks to this, the phenomenon of the heat island is suppressed, especially in the hot summer months. 

The plants themselves then clean the air and the overall appearance of the roof acquires a natural, futuristic touch. Combined solar panels have been designed to also retain as much rainwater as possible.  

Combined solar panels:

  • produce electricity
  • cleans the air
  • cools down the roof
  • creates an oasis effect 
  • hold rainwater
  • suppress the heat island effect

 

  • automatically irrigated
  • regular, automatic, remote service
  • year-round green roofs
  • low operating costs 
  • minimum water consumption
  • remote monitoring

Hydroponic farm and combined solar panel

This solution makes it possible to run a hydroponic farm that produces leafy vegetables and at the same time produce more electricity than the farm is able to consume. This energy can be stored in batteries for later use or sent directly to the distribution network. 

 

ROOF BEEHIVES

We support biodiversity. During its growth, vegetables and herbs provide shelter and food for many insects, especially bees or bumblebees. We can install beehive together with the farm if you are interested, because they complement each other beautifully.             

ABOUT HYDROPONIC FARM

All selected components of the farm are the most environmentally friendly option. Whether from the point of view of the place of production and the associated ecological footprint from transport, the material from which they are formed or their recyclability at the end of the farm's life. We are thus assured that we are not burdening nature more than is really necessary.

Construction

The stainless steel construction guarantees high stability and long life.

Cup cover

Growing basket cover with handle and QR code for plant identification.

Supply hose

UV and chemically stable supply hoses.

Growing troughs

UV-resistant growing troughs with internal filling preventing the formation of algae.

Growing basket

Reusable growing basket.

FARM DEVELOPMENT

Because we know that there is still room for improvement, we are currently working on another, more advanced version of the farm. We are gradually implementing elements of artificial intelligence in the entire growing system, such as recognizing plant ailments from the camera image, or complete automation of planting and plant collection. 

WROTE ABOUT US

E15 - ForestBit grows tons of herbs and vegetables on the roof in the middle of Prague

https://www.e15.cz/byznys/potraviny/forestbit-pestuje-tuny-bylinek-a-zeleniny-na-strese-uprostred-prahy-1381637

StartupJobs - Green Prague and farm in the city center. A student eco-farm with herbs and vegetables opens on the roof of the mall

https://www.startupjobs.cz/newsroom/ozelenit-prahu-pomoci-proti-horku-na-strese-obchodaku-vznikla-ekofarma

VISION

When one walks around Mars at the end of this decade, a whole new world is fully open to humanity for exploration. Our goal is to be there. So ForestBit is not only a company, but also a philosophy uniting innovators, scientists and makers who want to push the boundaries.
 

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CONTACTS

ForestBit S.R.O.

Preslova 72/25
Praha 5 – Smíchov
15000


IČO: 07112114

DIČ: CZ07112114

Kontakt

Michael Kalista

Tel.: +420 607 811 243

Email: michael.kalista@forestbit.cz

Jan Tesař

Email: jan.tesar@forestbit.cz

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