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Get ready; Meet 25 delegates heading to evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2024 - and the partnerships they’re seeking

Are you gearing up for AgriFutures evokeAG. 2024 and looking to forge high-value partnerships? Let us introduce you to some of the delegate organisations who will be heading to Perth on 20-21 February 2024 – and explore the world leading research, technologies, and commercialisation opportunities they’re currently offering. And where will you find these opportunities? Right here on AgriFutures growAG. 

Pictured: Sean Cranny, James L Walker and Charlie Flack at evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2023 welcome event.

Sign up to growAG.'s new user portal today where you can save your favourite organisations and content, track outreach, and set notifications on new opportunities. Keep reading to discover 25 investment and licencing, research collaboration, and acceleration, trialling and ecosystem opportunities heading to evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2024.

Investment and licencing opportunities

     1.  AgriFutures Australia  

AgriFutures Australia proudly focuses on building a rich future for Australian agriculture and represents the interests and aspirations of primary producers and rural communities. 


AgriFutures Australia Managing Director, John Harvey connecting at evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2023.

     2.  Ceres Tag

Ceres Tag is the world’s first animal monitoring information platform with direct to satellite capability through a proprietary smart ear tag. 

Opportunity: Animal traceability, welfare, performance, and climate impact – scale up investment opportunity. 

     3.  CSIRO  

As Australia’s national science agency and innovation catalyst, CSIRO solves the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.  

Opportunity: Advanced Table Grape Selections commercialisation EOI 

     4.  DataFarming  

DataFarming is an Australian agtech company developing integrated, easy to use, intelligent, precision ag technology solutions. 

Opportunity: Series A $5m capital raise - investment opportunity

     5.  FutureFeed 

FutureFeed was established by CSIRO in 2020 to commercialise the world-changing discovery that native Australian seaweeds showed demonstrated reductions of more than 80 per cent methane emissions in cows.  

Opportunity: Asparagopsis growing and manufacturing - licensing

     6.  Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) 

GRDC's purpose is to invest in RD&E to create enduring profitability for Australian growers. 

Opportunity: GrainInnovate – AgTech Venture Capital Fund

       7. Janes Weather  

Jane’s Weather combines the best global weather models with unique observations from your site. It provides customised weather forecasts and insights, enhanced by AI to be specific to your operations. 

Opportunity: $1.5m investment opportunity 

      8. Kansas State University Innovation Partners 

K-State Innovation Partners protects and manages Kansas State University's intellectual property to enable commercialization through licensing or start-up company formation. 


     9. Main Sequence Ventures 

Main Sequence Ventures aims to help Australia’s most ambitious deep tech founders build the industrial giants of tomorrow. 

Opportunity: Venture capital investment and company building expertise 

Pictured: Phil Morle from Main Sequence Ventures, presenting at evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2023 Investor Pitch Dinner

      10. Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) 

MLA’s purpose is to foster the long-term prosperity of the Australian red meat and livestock industry.  

Opportunity: New animal measurement algorithms – licensing 

      11. Tenacious Ventures 

Tenacious Ventures is Australia’s first dedicated agrifood tech venture capital firm, and supports and invest in bold, tenacious founders committed to solving big problems along the value chain. 

Opportunity: Enabling innovative agriculture for global impact - Fund II 

     12. Wine Australia  

Wine Australia helps foster and encourage profitable, resilient and sustainable Australian winegrape and wine businesses. 


Pictured: Dallas Pearce, Projects Manager evokeᴬᴳ⋅, networking at evokeᴬᴳ⋅ Welcome Event 2023.

Research collaboration, trials and strategic partnerships

    14. Dairy Australia 

Dairy Australia is the Australian dairy industry’s service organisation and provides services that collectively benefit and advance dairy farm businesses and the industry. 


    15. LLEAF

LLEAF is a Sydney based AgTech company that is engineering sunlight to improve the productivity of agriculture and the energy efficiency of solar installations.  

Opportunity: Innovative Greenhouse Trial Program 

    16. Geora

Geora is data tracking technology for sustainable agri-supply chains and believes data is the key to unlocking value in sustainability. 

Opportunity: Ensuring the greenest value chain is also the most profitable – partnership opportunity 

      17. Goterra 

Goterra is an Australian climate tech company disrupting food waste management for the benefit of the planet.  

Opportunity: Disrupting food waste management for the benefit of the planet - partnership opportunity 

     18. University of Southern Queensland (USQ) 

USQ is focused on delivering applied, practical and profitable research solutions that strengthen agricultural productivity and address environmental management challenges in Australia and overseas. 

Opportunity: Testing Australian mycorrhizal fungi for their impacts on plant growth and ability to protect plants from drought stress – commercial partnership 

Geora, Nanobubble and LLEAF at evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2023

Acceleration, trialling facilities and ecosystem opportunities

       19. Agrifood Innovation Institute (AFFI) Formerly the Centre of Centre of Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology (CEAT) 

AFFI is driven by the desire to build an agritech innovation ecosystem where world-class research and technology is targeted to agricultural challenges independent of traditional discipline boundaries. 

Opportunity: Agritech businesses can join the CEAT Innovation Hub 

       20. AgriFutures Australia  

AgriFutures Australia proudly focuses on building a rich future for Australian agriculture and represents the interests and aspirations of primary producers and rural communities. 

Opportunity: Agritech Event Sponsorship Program- Round 2 

       21. AgTech and Logistics Hub 

The Agtech and Logistics Hub will bridge the gap between industry challenges and problem solvers by fast-tracking the deployment of innovative solutions that will make our economy more resilient, companies more competitive, and create high value jobs. 

Opportunity: 2024 GRDC GroundUp Accelerator Program  

       22. CSIRO  

As Australia’s national science agency and innovation catalyst, CSIRO solves the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.  

Opportunity: Kickstart Program for SMEs  

The AgriFutures Australia, evokeᴬᴳ⋅ and growᴬᴳ⋅ teams at evokeᴬᴳ⋅2023. Excited to be bringing you together again at evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2024.

     23. Farmers2Founders 

F2F is passionate about working with the whole agrifood and fibre value chain and believes producers must be at the centre of industry innovation. 


    24. Kansas State University 

Kansas State University is a comprehensive, research, land-grant institution serving students and the people of Kansas, the nation, and the world. 


     25. NorVicFoods  

Based in the Goulburn Valley, NorVicFoods has been established to bring together research and innovation in science, technology, engineering and policy to enhance the Hume region’s agrifood businesses. 

Opportunity: 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. 

Networking at evokeᴬᴳ⋅ Welcome Event 2023.

      26. Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) 

PIRSA provides research, development and extension services through the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and Rural Solutions SA. 


     27. Platform10 

Platform10 is an international, multi-year collaboration that accelerates promising biopesticide companies. 

Opportunity: Platform10: Interested in biologicals and US market entry? 

    28. SparkLabs Cultivate8 

SparkLabs Cultiv8 identifies the world's leading start-ups working on innovative food and agricultural technology. 

Opportunity: SparkLabs Cultiv8: 2024 CleanTech accelerator 

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