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Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Oilseeds Pork
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Automation Data and AI E-commerce & market platforms IoT & smart-farming Robotics
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Yarta: a central platform reimagining physical commodity trading, financing and hedging in Australia and North America - Investment opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Yarta is seeking an investment round of $1m sourced from strategic angel and venture capital investors to support the scaling of technology for Yarta platform and hardware in grains and livestock sectors in Australia and North America (Canada, US, and Mexico)
  • Investors who are interested in robotics, artificial intelligence, trading, financing, and big data
  • Strategic partners across various agricultural sectors seeking an innovative trading platform to streamline trading decision-making and execution and post-trade logistics. 

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Oilseeds Pork
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI E-commerce & market platforms IoT & smart-farming Robotics
  • Led by

    Yarta

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    30 September 2022

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
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Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Data and AI Harvest technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science Robotics Traceability
Commercial opportunity

Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC): Accelerator Program

Opportunity for 

  • Accelerators wishing to support the placement of grains focussed innovations
  • Investors looking for opportunities to grow and transform the Australian grains industry 

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Data and AI Harvest technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science Robotics Traceability
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Opportunity type

    Acceleration

  • Express interest by

    5 September 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 Cotton Forestry Nuts Pasture, fodder & feed Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Data and AI Harvest technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science
Commercial opportunity

Goanna Ag: water irrigation tech seeks $10m investment for US cotton and corn market expansion

Opportunity for

  • Investors seeking an active role in Goanna Ag’s development roadmap to scale its technology into the US cotton and corn market.
  • Expertise in expanding into the US agriculture market would be beneficial, along with experience in ESG [Environmental, Social, Governance] to extract maximum benefits for the grower.

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Cotton Forestry Nuts Pasture, fodder & feed Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Data and AI Harvest technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science
  • Led by

    Goanna Ag

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment

  • Express interest by

    30 August 2022

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
Logo for Goanna Ag: water irrigation tech seeks $10m investment for US cotton and corn market expansion
Multiple industries
Beverage Forestry Fruits Nuts Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Harvest technology Indoor agriculture Plant science Robotics
Commercial opportunity

KokoNiu Group: Commercialisation of somatic embryogenesis technology to mass propagate (clone) elite 'true to type' coconut plantlets for the international and domestic markets.

Opportunity for

  • KokoNiu is seeking to partner with corporates, angel investors, family offices who understand the significance of somatic embryogenesis transformational technology. 

Multiple industries
Beverage Forestry Fruits Nuts Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Harvest technology Indoor agriculture Plant science Robotics
  • Led by

    KokoNiu Group Pty Ltd

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment

  • Express interest by

    30 September 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).
Logo for KokoNiu Group: Commercialisation of somatic embryogenesis technology to mass propagate (clone) elite 'true to type' coconut plantlets for the international and domestic markets.
Multiple industries
Fruits Natural capital assets
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Food processing technology
Commercial opportunity

Australian Vanilla Plantations: Geodesic dome greenhouse technology investment opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Manufacturer’s and agricultural investors interested in scaling production of proprietary geodesic dome greenhouse (GDG) technology in Australia
  • Investors interested in scaling production of Vanilla in Australia

Multiple industries
Fruits Natural capital assets
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Food processing technology
  • Led by

    Australian Vanilla Plantations

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking investment

  • Express interest by

    30 September 2022

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
Logo for Australian Vanilla Plantations: Geodesic dome greenhouse technology investment opportunity
Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Forestry Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Data and AI E-commerce & market platforms Harvest technology Imagery Indoor agriculture Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science
Commercial opportunity

Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA): WaterCan Profit - more profit per drop of irrigation water - commercial opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Agritech solution providers, irrigation equipment companies and retail agronomy agribusinesses seeking to license and integrate irrigation decision support platform into their existing platform 

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Forestry Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Data and AI E-commerce & market platforms Harvest technology Imagery Indoor agriculture Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science
  • Led by

    Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Licensing

  • Express interest by

    31 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).
Logo for Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA): WaterCan Profit - more profit per drop of irrigation water - commercial opportunity
Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Imagery Machinery & hardware
Commercial opportunity

Wine Australia – wine grape canopy management commercialisation opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Agritech solution providers, innovators and commercial partners interested in licensing or partnering to integrate into existing or new platforms

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

    Wine Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Licensing, Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    30 August 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.
Logo for Wine Australia – wine grape canopy management commercialisation opportunity
Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Imagery
Commercial opportunity

Wine Australia - In-field fruit maturity measurement technology – commercialisation opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Agritech software providers, product developers, innovators and commercial partners interested in commercialising in-field fruit maturity measurement technology to combine with existing or new platforms.

Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Imagery
  • Led by

    Wine Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    30 August 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.
Logo for Wine Australia - In-field fruit maturity measurement technology – commercialisation opportunity
Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Game Natural capital assets Pork Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Automation Consumer health Data and AI E-commerce & market platforms Food processing technology Input management IoT & smart-farming Processing & packaging Traceability
Commercial opportunity

Ceres Tag: Animal monitoring for traceability, provenance, biosecurity, and animal welfare - seeking supply chain partnerships

Opportunity for

  • Farm management platforms and other supply chain technology platform businesses looking to integrate world first direct to satellite animal monitoring technology into their product offering

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Game Natural capital assets Pork Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Automation Consumer health Data and AI E-commerce & market platforms Food processing technology Input management IoT & smart-farming Processing & packaging Traceability
  • Led by

    Ceres Tag

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking partners

  • Express interest by

    30 September 2022

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
Logo for Ceres Tag: Animal monitoring for traceability, provenance, biosecurity, and animal welfare - seeking supply chain partnerships
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).
Logo for Main Sequence Ventures: Venture capital investment and company building expertise
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.
  • Partners to join the board of directors to guide organisation growth. 

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 September 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.
Logo for Aquatic AI – automated aquaculture investment opportunity
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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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
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.
Logo for Waterless knife sterilisation for meat processing plants
Multiple industries
Beef cattle Fruits Nuts Oilseeds Pork Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Harvest technology Imagery IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Robotics Traceability
Commercial opportunity

Real time and non destructive fruit quality testing

Opportunity for

  • Partners or investors with potential distributor networks with an initial focus on Australian and south east Asian markets
  • Partners looking to integrate this product (real time, non-destructive fruit quality testing device and analytics) within an established agricultural data platform
  • Investors to support the commercialisaiton of the devices and provide full time support for customers 

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Fruits Nuts Oilseeds Pork Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Harvest technology Imagery IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Robotics Traceability
  • Led by

    Rubens Technologies

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment, Licensing, Seeking partners

  • 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 Real time and non destructive fruit quality testing
Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Fruits Oilseeds Packaged food Pulse grains Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Automation Indoor agriculture Machinery & hardware Novel ingredients
Commercial opportunity

Solution Blue – insect-production and manufacturing investment and partnership opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Equity investors seeking opportunities in insect protein manufacturing business
  • Petfood and aquafeed businesses seeking insect protein product supply chain partnerships
  • Food processors seeking sustainable end-users for grain and food waste streams

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Fruits Oilseeds Packaged food Pulse grains Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Automation Indoor agriculture Machinery & hardware Novel ingredients
  • Led by

    Solution Blue

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment, 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 Solution  Blue – insect-production and manufacturing investment and partnership opportunity
Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Forestry Fruits Oilseeds Other rural industries Pulse grains Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Harvest technology IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Robotics
Commercial opportunity

Adjustable wheel for robotics

Opportunity for

  • Companies developing mobile robotic products and wheel manufacturers

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Forestry Fruits Oilseeds Other rural industries Pulse grains Vegetables Wine
Multiple technology areas
Automation Harvest technology IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Robotics
  • Led by

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, 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 Adjustable wheel for robotics
Multiple industries
Aquaculture Beef cattle Beverage Cereal grains Cotton Dairy Eggs Essential oils Forestry Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Packaged food Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sugar Vegetables Wild catch fisheries Wine Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Food processing technology Imagery Indoor agriculture IoT & smart-farming Plant science
Commercial opportunity

Fast and efficient processing of hyperspectral images

Opportunity for

  • Food safety companies delivering imaging products and services
  • Companies interested in or using remote sensing technologies to develop or deliver products and services
  • Security companies delivering imaging products and services
  • Companies using platforms (drones / robotics) using hyperspectral cameras

Multiple industries
Aquaculture Beef cattle Beverage Cereal grains Cotton Dairy Eggs Essential oils Forestry Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Packaged food Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sugar Vegetables Wild catch fisheries Wine Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Food processing technology Imagery Indoor agriculture IoT & smart-farming Plant science
  • Led by

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Licensing, Seeking partners

  • 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 Fast and efficient processing of hyperspectral images
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging Robotics
Commercial opportunity

Waterless lamb frenching: reducing 210,000 knifing path actions per shift to zero

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers wanting to demonstrate and evolve an offering in 'waterless frenching' and demonstrate it in meat processing environments
  • Solution providers wishing to validate conceptual designs and/or build and evaluate initial prototypes that reduce human effort, water and energy consumption

Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery 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.
Logo for Waterless lamb frenching: reducing 210,000 knifing path actions per shift to zero
Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery Processing & packaging
Commercial opportunity

Red meat bone belt automated monitoring solution

Opportunity for

  • Imagery solutions providers or developers seeking financial support to demonstrate and evolve your offering in red meat monitoring on bone belts to measure and manage red meat discharging on the bone belt to acceptable levels

Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery Processing & packaging
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner, 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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