With almost two years in Melbourne under its belt, agtech-focused innovation hub SproutX has partnered with Mildura Regional Development (MRD) to open a coworking space at Mildura hub The Mill.
Rocket Seeder will guide those working on ideas around personalised nutrition, snacking on the go, healthy ageing, and sustainable consumption & packaging.
AgriFutures Australia has launched an education program aimed at helping schoolchildren in rural and regional Australia learn about innovation and entrepreneurship in relation to the problems facing the agricultural sector.
FluroSat has raised $1.5 million from the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, AirTree Ventures, and a group of strategic investors in the agricultural space led by Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) to help further develop its technology.
Monash University has partnered with Bosch Australia to create an agtech facility in Melbourne, which will work on the creation and testing of smart farming techniques.
Despite the fact they predominantly serve customers across regional areas, agtech businesses are earning a name for themselves in the wider startup space.
Leading investment totals for IoT agtechs is The Yield, which applies its flagship ‘Sensing+’ technology to detect the microclimate of an ecosystem
SparkLabs Groups has partnered with the NSW Government to launch Cultiv8, an accelerator targeting food and agtech startups.
Through the cloud-based ‘Spring Portal’ platform mining companies are able to easily manage their exploration and field staff online.
SproutX has announced the lineup of startups accepted into the SproutX Accelerator Program, the first agtech-based accelerator within Australia.
The NSW government’s Committee on IIRD has announced that it will be conducting an inquiry into how to grow the state’s regional startup ecosystem.
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Agersens has developed eShepherd, a virtual shepherding platform for managing livestock through GPS-based collars attached to each animal.
The Yield is developing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in conjunction with food growers to help improve customer yields and decision making on-farm, combining sensors and other hardware with a data analytics platform.
SproutX has partnered with NXTP Labs to launch Agtech Passport, an exchange program that will aim to help agtechs gain international exposure.