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Melbourne-based ag-tech accelerator hub SproutX is seeking suitable start-ups for its 2018 Accelerator program, which offers successful applicants AU$40,000 each; high-level mentoring and networking opportunities; technical, business, investor and marketing support; and ongoing funding post-program.
Keen to spread risk, split capital costs, negotiate better deals and boost your bottom line? The nationwide Farm Cooperatives and Collaborations Pilot Programme helps farmers join forces “to own and control more of the food supply chain themselves”.
With pressure on this key resource increasing, the EC has committed to implementing short- and long-term actions to increase water-use efficiency by its ag sector.
South-East Queensland’s fertile Darling Downs is set to become a hub for cropping research following the announcement of an $11 million co-investment in a Grains Research.
Australia’s first and the world’s second ‘rescued food’ market is here – and it’s a hit. Since its launch in mid-April 2017, OzHarvest has heard from people all over the world keen to copy the idea, which originated (not surprisingly) in Denmark.
One of the most successful joint ventures in Australian agriculture, the partnership between CSD and CSIRO has resulted in the development of more than 100 new cotton varieties, tailored for conditions Down Under and underpinning the industry’s growing success.
QUT will head up the research on a $14 million national project that aims to further Australia’s burgeoning bioproducts industry and help win the global war on waste.
NSW Department of Primary Industries, working with US scientists, are on track to deliver dual-purpose perennial wheat varieties tailored to conditions Down Under that enable more flexible, sustainable cropping systems.
Direct from vertical farm to city workers: this smart new Brooklyn-based startup co-founded by Elon’s bro Kimbal Musk cuts food miles by growing GMO-free greens right in New York City, delivering them to offices nearby.
Building on the success of its ATP Redfern site, Innovation Central Sydney has expanded its capabilities by opening a second hub on the UNSW campus in nearby Randwick.