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

^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

  • Led by

    Aquatic AI

  • Opportunity type

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

^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

  • 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).
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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
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
  • Led by

    The University of Melbourne

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner, Seeking solutions, 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).
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Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Food processing technology Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging Robotics
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 
  • 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
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
Opportunity

Rubens Technologies: 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 

^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

  • 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).
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Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Food processing technology Novel ingredients
Opportunity

Ultra low gluten barley, known as Kebari

Opportunity for

  • Companies interested in developing new low gluten/gluten free barley food, beverage products including beer as well as malt products.

 

 

  • Led by

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking partners

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

Adjustable wheel for robotics

Opportunity for

  • Companies developing mobile robotic products and wheel manufacturers
  • 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).
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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
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
  • 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).
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Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Food processing technology Processing & packaging Traceability
Opportunity

'Steak to Primal' traceability (software or hardware)

Opportunity for

  • Software and hardware solution providers or developers looking for financial support to demonstrate and evolve offerings in 'steak to primal' traceability and demonstrate it in a meat processing environment
  • Existing traceability providers who would like support to extend their offer to deliver a 'steak to primal' solution
  • New providers interested in addressing the 'last mile' and integrating with existing traceability providers or providing that directly as part of a traceability solution
  • 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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Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging Robotics
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
  • 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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Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Food processing technology Imagery Processing & packaging
Opportunity

AMPC: 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
  • 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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Multiple industries
Alternative protein Packaged food
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Food processing technology Novel ingredients Processing & packaging
Opportunity

Buggy Blend – nutritionally optimised, alternative protein pet food range (insect-based)

Opportunity for

  • Australian and international companies interested in commercialising novel products in the pet food industry
  • Existing pet food manufacturing businesses interested in diversified opportunities
  • Insect farming businesses interested in enhanced production outcomes and/or partnering into value-added productisation opportunities
  • Investors interested in sustainable alternative protein products

^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment, Joint venture, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware
Opportunity

SoleMate: A shoe insole medical IoT device with automated remote emergency alerts

Opportunity for

  • Investors interested in further development and commercialisation of this device
  • Investors interested in commercial partnerships surrounding exclusive use of the device
  • Medical device manufacturers interested in partnering for mass production of the device
  • Researchers interested in capturing health and activity data through the device

^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment, Joint venture, 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).
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Honey bees
Plant science
Opportunity

Elite genetics for Manuka honey and essential oil production

Opportunity for

  • Investors interested in investing in the ManukaLife company^
  • Nurseries interested in producing and distributing elite Leptospermum genetics
  • Plantation companies and large-scale landholders (farming, mining etc.) interested in developing essential oil / Manuka honey producing plantations
  • Cosmetic, pharmaceutical and medical companies interested in developing new products

^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • 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
Automation Crop protection Data and AI Harvest technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Processing & packaging Robotics Traceability
Opportunity

Producer-led agtech demonstration case studies: wine grapes

Opportunity for

  • Agrifoodtech companies interested in trialling later stage technologies in the grape and wine sector
  • Grape and wine value chain participants interested in trialling later stage technologies
  • Led by

    Wine Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Field trial, Seeking solutions

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
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Wine
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Imagery
Opportunity

Grapevine yield forecasting

Opportunity for

  • Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) manufacturers interested in new products and services
  • Digital platform developers interested in new products and services
  • Contractors servicing grape and wine sector interested in developing new products and services
  • AI prediction and AgTech companies interested in yield prediction products and services
  • Led by

    Wine Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, 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).
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Multiple industries
Fruits Wine
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Imagery
Opportunity

Grapevine canopy measurement

Opportunity for

  • Digital platform developers interested in new products and services
  • Decision support companies interested in new products and services
  • Hardware development companies interested in new products and services
  • Existing platform companies interested in integrating the solution
  • Led by

    Wine Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, 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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Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Automation Harvest technology Imagery Machinery & hardware Robotics
Opportunity

Hort Innovation: Mango auto harvester

Opportunity for

  • Machinery manufacturing and distribution companies interested in new products and services
  • Agronomy service companies interested in new products and services
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Opportunity type

    Licensing, Research partner, Field trial, 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).
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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Game Other rural industries Pork Wool
Multiple technology areas
IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Traceability
Opportunity

Wearable device for sustainable livestock production

Opportunity for

  • Animal agtech companies interested in developing new products and services
  • Internet of Things (IoT) technology companies interested in developing new products and services
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment, 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).
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