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Farmers2Founders: Tropical North Queensland Innovation Pre-Accelerator Program

Opportunity for

  • Any individual or team innovators located in Australia with a tech or agrifood concept directly targeted at creating impact for the Tropical North Queensalnd (TNQ) region.

Opportunity description

Industry challenge:

There are many areas of agriculture that could be made more efficient, sustainable and productive. Some applications could include:

  • Accurate and timely assessment and management of biosecurity risks- pests, weeds and diseases
  • Reduction of a reliance on labour through automation of repetitive tasks
  • Management of pastures and feed during climate variability and drought with specific relevance to livestock and extensive grazing systems
  • Reduction of inputs for improved precision applications and minimised costs
  • Opportunities for value-added products linked to consumer trends to diversify income and reduce on farm risks.

Current opportunity:

Our program equips you with the tools and resources to build a successful agtech or food startup.

The TNQ Innovation program is a pre-accelerator powered by F2F and the TNQ Drought Hub. It is designed to support farmers, researchers, students and aspiring entrepreneurs to accelerate the commercialisation of agrifood solutions that deliver impact to the TNQ region.

Our program will provide you with 1:1 business coaching, access to industry mentors and experts and funding to help build your agtech startup. We will support you to acquire your first customers, build your founding team and launch your MVP into the market.

This program also offers:

  • Tailored support from highly experienced business coaches
  • Tools and resources to support the development of your startup and build your entrepreneurial capabilities
  • Progress through a fully integrated program pathway
  • Funding to help build your startup
  • Access our large network of industry mentors, experts and trusted service providers
  • Connections to end-users, intermediaries and channel/distribution partners
  • PR and participation in events.

Opportunity type

Acceleration, Ideation, Innovation challenge

Express interest by

9 October 2022, 11:00pm (AEST)
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Readiness

Early (TRL 1-2)
Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
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Opportunity led by

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Dairy Eggs Essential oils Game Honey bees Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sugar Vegetables

Farmers2Founders

The Farmers2Founders (F2F) organisation is made up of experienced entrepreneurs in the global agrifood tech ecosystem. F2F …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Dairy Eggs Essential oils Game Honey bees Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sugar Vegetables
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Accelerator or Incubator

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