Agtech startup Ceres Tag has successfully trialled its so-called ‘FitBit for cows’ at the CSIRO’s Lansdown Research Station in Queensland.
The Digital Vineyard Guidance System is a platform to filter data collected from a suite of remote sensors to improve vineyard efficiency.
Bridge Hub, an agrifood tech innovation hub launched in Wagga Wagga by Blue River Group, has received a $500,000 grant from the government’s Incubator Support Initiative.
There is significant growth forecasted for Australian agriculture, particularly if the sector takes advantage of the opportunities provided by technology.
Adelaide agtech startup MEQ Probe has received $500,000 in funding from industry to run a commercial trial of its technology, which looks to measure the eating quality of meat.
AgriFutures is calling for young innovators passionate about the future of Australian agriculture to apply for the evokeAG Future Young Leaders Program.
Wagga Wagga is set to boost its agtech chops further, with impact investment services firm Blue River Group launching Bridge Hub, an innovation hub to test and commercialise new ideas in the agrifood sector.
AgriWebb, which has created a farm and livestock management solution, has secured a $14 million investment from UK outfit Wheatsheaf Group for a minority stake in the business.
Almost $850 million (US$630 million) of venture capital was invested in Australian startups in the 2017-18 financial year, a new record for the local ecosystem.
The vision for Munch Crunch Organics is not to compete with the big retailers but to provide a sustainable and affordable model to meet demand for produce.
Australian agtech startup OneCrop was this week named the winner of the first prize at the Future Food Asia Awards, taking home US$100,000 in prize money.
T-Provenance will look at the applications of its blockchain tech to ensure food safety, traceability, and authenticity throughout the supply chain.
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.