Our Startup Program
Unlocking the future of agriculture.
About the program
The Startup Program is designed to build the capacity of startups in the global agrifood tech ecosystem whilst providing a platform for founders to share their stories, and to showcase their products that are providing solutions to global agricultural challenges.
The program consists of four streams catering to early stage startups beginning their journey within the agrifood tech ecosystem, to showcasing successful scaleups and providing them the opportunity to create new market opportunities.
The program will discover the latest in innovative technology, connect founders with customers and investors and highlight the success stories in the agrifood tech sector.
Provide a platform for Australian and New Zealand startups and international scale-ups to showcase their ideas in front of an international audience
Expose startups to investment, networking, and customer opportunities
Showcase our agrifood tech ecosystem and increase Australia and Asia Pacific’s global profile
Increase the adoption of agrifood innovations on-farm and across the supply chain
2020 Startup Showcase
David & Kate Lyall
Bee Innovative is unlocking global agriculture by maximising pollination. This innovative company have developed BeeDarTM, a radar-like sensor for bees that identifies, tracks and reports bee pollination activity in near real time. This product revolutionises production. Producers can now identify areas of good pollination activity and more importantly poor pollination activity.
Arugga AI Farming
Arugga AI Farming is developing an autonomous greenhouse ground robot that circulates and captures useful data and imagery, to proactively address and treat a number of issues. These robots will be providing a solution to the challenges growers face such as labour shortage and costs, pest and diseases, inaccurate yield prediction and problems with bee pollination.
Mastatest is a game-changer in veterinary point-of-care diagnostic tests for bovine mastitis treatment. Mastatest provides dairy farmers and vets an easy, precise and fast mastitis diagnostic. The company’s unique products and services support antibiotic treatment, decisions and disease management, help improve food quality and combat against antimicrobial resistance driving dairy farm profitably.
Farmbot Monitoring Solutions is a leading Australian agtech company in Internet of Things and precision agriculture. They monitor and report on on-farm water ecosystems delivering near real-time reporting on water trends, consumption and demand.
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