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.
The Cultiv8 program in Orange will see participants given access to over 13,000 hectares of trial farmland spread across four ‘climatic zones’.
Rocket Seeder will guide those working on ideas around personalised nutrition, snacking on the go, healthy ageing, and sustainable consumption & packaging.
Queensland agriculture supply chain tracking startup BlockGrain has raised $1 million, or 800,000 XEMs, through the global NEM blockchain investment fund.
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.
Feastively’s promise is that meals take only 15 minutes to cook or prepare, in one pan, with Feastively’s chefs doing all the chopping of ingredients and pre-cooking for them.
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.
AgTech has been flagged as having the potential to grow into a $100 billion industry by 2030, but current diversity stats in the sector must be addressed.
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.
Applications are open for Rocket Seeder, a new incubator program aiming to help Victorian-based startups in the food and agtech space further develop.
Crowe Horwath has announced that it will be launching FoundX, a new initiative to support regional startups and small businesses.
CropLogic has released its prospectus ahead of its proposed ASX listing, as the business looks to raise up to $8 million with shares at $0.20 each.
SproutX has announced the lineup of startups accepted into the SproutX Accelerator Program, the first agtech-based accelerator within Australia.