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Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Imagery
Commercial opportunity

Wine Australia – wine grape yield prediction and estimation commercialisation opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Agritech software or hardware providers, innovators and commercial partners interested in access to wine grape yield predictions to integrate into existing or new platforms

Wine
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Imagery
  • Led by

    Wine Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Licensing, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    30 June 2022

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Eggs Pork Poultry Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Input management
Commercial opportunity

APRIL – AusScan – Licensing opportunity for in vivo NIR energy cereal calibrations for pigs (swine), poultry and ruminants

Opportunity for

  • Australian and international grain buyers, feed mills, food testing laboratories and integrated livestock companies involved in pork, poultry or beef production seeking to license in vivo Near Infra-red (NIR) energy cereal calibrations
  • Partners / Investors to enhance utilisation of AusScan technology from benchtop to field application through miniaturisation. 

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Eggs Pork Poultry Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Input management
  • Led by

    Australasian Pork Research Institute (APRIL)

  • Opportunity type

    Licensing, Research partner, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    30 June 2022

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
Logo for APRIL – AusScan – Licensing opportunity for in vivo NIR energy cereal calibrations for pigs (swine), poultry and ruminants
Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Forestry Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Consumer health Crop protection Harvest technology Plant science
Commercial opportunity

NSW DPI - Tussock Weed Diagnostic test kit

Opportunity for: 

  • Commercial diagnostics services, medical or agricultural device manufacturers interested in commercialising a new rapid in-field Tussock Weed Diagnostic test kit
  • Local land care services or government agencies interested in partnerships surrounding use of the device 

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Forestry Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Consumer health Crop protection Harvest technology Plant science
  • Led by

    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    5 August 2022

  • Readiness
    Mid (TRL 5-7)
    Proof of concept in the laboratory then in the field resulting in the development of a minimum viable product (MVP).
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Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Consumer health Crop protection Harvest technology
Commercial opportunity

NSW DPI - Karnal Bunt Diagnostic test kit

Opportunity for

  • Commercial diagnostics services, medical or agricultural device manufacturers interested in commercialising a new rapid in-field Karnal Bunt Diagnostic test kit

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Consumer health Crop protection Harvest technology
  • Led by

    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    5 August 2022

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
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Commercial opportunity

UK Research Innovation - UK-Australia EO4AgroClimate

Opportunity for

  • Australian R&D service providers, Research and Development Corporations (RDCs), solution providers with satellite remote sensing data, technologies and modelling capabilities that could address climate change related problems

  • Led by

    UK Research Innovation: Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

  • Opportunity type

    Innovation challenge, Seeking solutions, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Animal technology Aquaculture technology Automation Consumer health Crop protection Data and AI Fisheries technology Food processing technology Imagery Indoor agriculture IoT & smart-farming Plant science Processing & packaging Renewable energy Robotics Traceability
Commercial opportunity

Main Sequence Ventures: Venture capital investment and company building expertise

Opportunity for

  • Researchers,
  • Innovators; and
  • Inventors developing ideas that could become globally significant companies.

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Animal technology Aquaculture technology Automation Consumer health Crop protection Data and AI Fisheries technology Food processing technology Imagery Indoor agriculture IoT & smart-farming Plant science Processing & packaging Renewable energy Robotics Traceability
  • Led by

    Main Sequence Ventures

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment

  • Readiness
    Mid (TRL 5-7)
    Proof of concept in the laboratory then in the field resulting in the development of a minimum viable product (MVP).
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Wine
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Imagery Machinery & hardware
Commercial opportunity

Wine Australia - ProxiCrop – continuous plant water status measure to maximise irrigation efficiency

Opportunity for

  • Agritech platforms to access grape vine water status data to combine with other measures
  • Technology hardware manufacturers to partner on the development of in- field grape vine units

Wine
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Imagery Machinery & hardware
  • Led by

    Wine Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Licensing, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
Logo for Wine Australia - ProxiCrop – continuous plant water status measure to maximise irrigation efficiency
Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Automation Data and AI Imagery Indoor agriculture IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Robotics Traceability
Commercial opportunity

Aquatic AI – automated aquaculture investment opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Investors and commercial partners interested in a novel, sustainable aquaculture production system start-up
  • Partners able to support business scale-up with commercial acumen in: seafood distribution expertise, export market development and networks, global fine dining restaurant expertise and connections, international marketing, business/finance expertise that supports subsequent capital fund raising rounds.

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Automation Data and AI Imagery Indoor agriculture IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Robotics Traceability
  • Led by

    Aquatic AI

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    30 June 2022

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pork
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Food processing technology Input management Machinery & hardware Traceability
Commercial opportunity

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) - call for commercialisation projects

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers, innovators, creative thinkers with technical expertise
  • Research partners, willing to consider “out of the box” ideas and approaches to tackle current and emerging challenges for the Australasian pork industry.

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pork
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Food processing technology Input management Machinery & hardware Traceability
  • Led by

    Australasian Pork Research Institute (APRIL)

  • Opportunity type

    Joint venture, Seeking solutions, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Multiple industries
Alternative protein Beverage Cereal grains Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains Vegetables
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Food processing technology Novel ingredients
Commercial opportunity

Whole Green Foods - $2M bridging round

Opportunity for

  • Early-stage investors with an interest in foodtech, better nutrition, and eliminating waste in the food production value chain
  • High net-worth individuals, strategic investors with access to horticulture waste streams, including farmers in horticulture and broadacre grains.

 

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Beverage Cereal grains Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains Vegetables
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Food processing technology Novel ingredients
  • Led by

    Whole Green Foods Pty Ltd

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment

  • Express interest by

    Friday, 31 August 2022

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
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Multiple industries
Dairy Pork
Machinery & hardware
Commercial opportunity

Australian Pork - Waste water and effluent sterilisation technology

Opportunity for

Intensive agriculture and power generators interested in commercialising water treatment technology to recycle wastewater and effluent with hot gas bubbles from exhaust gases. Use cases include:

  • farms and wastewater treatment plants with biogas generation
  • waste disposal industries like landfills with biogas generation
  • biogas plants and coal power plants which emit large amounts of hot CO2 from exhaust gases that can be reused.

Multiple industries
Dairy Pork
Machinery & hardware
  • Led by

    Australian Pork (APL)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Licensing

  • Readiness
    Mid (TRL 5-7)
    Proof of concept in the laboratory then in the field resulting in the development of a minimum viable product (MVP).
Logo for Australian Pork - Waste water and effluent sterilisation technology
Multiple industries
Beef cattle Beverage Cereal grains Dairy Eggs Fruits Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Packaged food Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Pulse grains Sheep & lamb Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Novel ingredients Processing & packaging Renewable energy Robotics Traceability
Commercial opportunity

NorVicFoods®

Opportunity for

  • Industry partners, innovators and creative thinkers with ideas and approaches to tackle current and emerging challenges for the agrifood sector in the Hume region of Victoria

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Beverage Cereal grains Dairy Eggs Fruits Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Packaged food Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Pulse grains Sheep & lamb Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Novel ingredients Processing & packaging Renewable energy Robotics Traceability
  • Led by

    The University of Melbourne

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner, Seeking solutions, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    December 2022

  • Readiness
    Mid (TRL 5-7)
    Proof of concept in the laboratory then in the field resulting in the development of a minimum viable product (MVP).
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Wild catch fisheries
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Fisheries technology Machinery & hardware
Commercial opportunity

Electronic platforms to increase safety at sea for commercial fishing fleets

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers, innovators, research providers and policy makers to build upon outputs of research outlined in this opportunity to improve maritime safety

Wild catch fisheries
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Fisheries technology Machinery & hardware
  • Led by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking solutions, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Wild catch fisheries
Fisheries technology
Commercial opportunity

Minimising plastic in the western rock lobster industry

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers, innovators, research providers and policy makers that can reduce plastic use in the Australian western rock lobster industry, including by building upon outputs of research outlined in this opportunity.

Wild catch fisheries
Fisheries technology
  • Led by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking solutions, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Aquaculture
Fisheries technology
Commercial opportunity

Validation and implementation of rapid test kits for detection of OsHV-1

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers, innovators, research providers and policy makers to build on outputs of research for validation and implementation of rapid test kits for detection of OsHV-1

Aquaculture
Fisheries technology
  • Led by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking solutions

  • Readiness
    Mid (TRL 5-7)
    Proof of concept in the laboratory then in the field resulting in the development of a minimum viable product (MVP).
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Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Fisheries technology
Commercial opportunity

Practical technologies for Perfluoroalkyl (PFA) remediation in marine fish hatcheries

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers, innovators, research providers and policy makers to build on outputs of research into practical technologies for Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) remediation in marine fish hatcheries

Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Fisheries technology
  • Led by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking solutions, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Traceability
Commercial opportunity

Investment in next generation livestock management utilising smart ear tags, real-time analytics and machine learning technologies

Opportunity for

  • Livestock producers, family offices and industry related companies who are interested in investing in Smart Paddock to accelerate development of their advanced livestock management services
  • Investors that are capable to support Smart Paddock as we continue to grow and scale both in Australia and overseas.

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Traceability
  • Led by

    Smart Paddock

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
Logo for Investment in next generation livestock management utilising smart ear tags, real-time analytics and machine learning technologies
Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds
Multiple technology areas
Food processing technology Renewable energy
Commercial opportunity

Unique plant bio-based super high oleic safflower oil, replacing petroleum and palm oil based products

Opportunity for

Investors to support the company growth ($5M capital raise) to produce fully biodegradable bio-lubricants, transformer oils, cosmeceuticals and food products, this may include:

  • Equity investors interested in exploring co-investment opportunities
  • Joint venture
  • Global manufacturers of petroleum based lubricants
  • Exclusive management of the entire supply chain.

 

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds
Multiple technology areas
Food processing technology Renewable energy
  • Led by

    GO Resources

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
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Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Food processing technology Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging Robotics
Commercial opportunity

Waterless knife sterilisation for meat processing plants

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers wanting to develop new solutions for sterilisation of knives and other tools for Australian red meat abattoirs. Participants may be: 
    • Wishing to brainstorm and evaluate (without substantially building) new approaches (this can be initially focussed and limited to knife sterilisation) 
    • Ready to build and evaluate designs for new approaches 

Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Food processing technology Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner, Field trial, Innovation challenge, Seeking solutions

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Multiple industries
Aquaculture Beef cattle Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Consumer health Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging
Commercial opportunity

Novel semi-permeable gas membrane

Opportunity for

  • Organisations, partners or investors, interested in developing or improving current solutions for air, water, fluid and gas monitoring or diagnostic solutions. Applications could include animal, environmental, food or mining uses.

Multiple industries
Aquaculture Beef cattle Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Consumer health Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment, Licensing, Research partner, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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