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Highlights from Australian agrifood innovation.

Commercial opportunity

Green hydrogen solution for Australian agriculture, ready for investment

Driving the future of farming, using biowaste to produce 100% renewable and green hydrogen on-site and on-demand is a vision HydGene Renewables is set to achieve. The startup’s low-cost sustainable alternative for ammonia, transport and seasonal energy storage, is now seeking investors to explore alternative feedstocks and scale its technology.

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    HydGene Renewables
Commercial opportunity

Water saving agritech solution, Goanna Ag seeks $10m investment to fund US expansion

Australian startup, Goanna Ag has set its sights on the US cotton market. Already used across half of Australia’s irrigated cotton footprint, its market-leading irrigation scheduling solution revolutionises water use efficiency while delivering higher yields. Now the startup is seeking $10 million from investors to support its expansion plans. 

Tim Hyde, CEO & Co-Founding Director at SWAN Systems
Case study

Perth-based SWAN Systems take water and nutrient management to the cloud – and the world

Working as consultants, Tim Hyde, Ivor Gaylard and Rod Campbell could see the enormous benefits of efficient water use and nutrient management in agricultural production, but knew there was scope to systemise the way knowledge and advice was shared. Fast forward six years, and their platform SWAN Systems, is now making inroads to transforming water and fertiliser use on a global stage.

Purple grapes on a vine
Feature organisation

Maturing vine of innovation opportunities at Wine Australia

This month marks one year since the launch of AgriFutures growAG. and it’s been a successful 12-months for the platform and its users – particularly for Wine Australia, who have been garnering significant traction and collaboration to commercialise high-value technology. 

Adrian Englefield standing in a vineyard smiling at the camera with an ipad in hand
Case Study

Enablers of change: A day in the life of a Regional Extension Manager

Growing up on a vineyard fuelled Adrian Englefield’s love of the land and the agriculture industry. Now as a Regional Extension Manager for Hort Innovation, Adrian gets to help the next generation embrace ideas and harness opportunities, which support a thriving sector and sustainable workforce. 

Commercial opportunity

Aquatic AI’s $2M capital raise to scale high-tech marron system

Automation and enhanced nutritional strategies are the secret to Aquatic AI’s superior marron production system, brought to life with support from AgriFutures Australia and the University of Western Australia. Aquatic AI is now seeking to raise $2 million to refine its modular design, further develop engineering and capture high value export markets.

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    AgriFutures Australia