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Laconik: Simple and easy on-farm trials - Investment and partnership opportunity

Opportunity for

  • Angel, venture capital and corporate investors seeking equity in scalable, on-farm trialling technology
  • Agricultural seed, chemical and fertiliser companies seeking technology to enable field scale  testing of new products
  • Grower groups, universities and agronomists looking to trial a technology for conducting scientific, farm scale trials. 
    ^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

Opportunity description

Industry challenge:

Traditionally small plot trials have been used to collect crop safety and efficacy data for new products coming to market. They are essential in the early stages of product development, however, fail to embrace all ‘real-world’ variables new products face once commercially released.

Laconik’s simple and easy to use on-farm trials allow small plots to be placed over entire fields. We embrace spatial variability rather than ignore it. Feedback from customers indicates that growers take more confidence from data gathered through large scale commercial trials over the yield trends generated from small plot trials.

Current opportunity:

Laconik are seeking investment from angel, venture and corporate investors for a Series A $2-3 million capital raise. The funds will be used to capture the Australian market and add new features to our software.

Laconik currently works with Australian Research and Development Corporations (RDCs), crop protection companies and growers across Australia to test new products in paddock scale trials. The technology is being used to undertake agronomy, farming systems, crop nutrition and crop protection trials.

If you are looking to test new products in 2023, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Opportunity background

Laconik has developed a simple and easy to use software solution that enables on-farm trials to be easily created, monitored and results analysed at the end of the season. We use the hardware and software which comes standard in every modern farm machine.

Other applications

Laconik is an enabling technology, we started in crop nutrition and are now working in crop protection, agronomy and farming systems. New opportunities to use our technology lie in conducting research for insects, rhizoctonia and biologicals.

^Professional and sophisticated investors as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). The content of this opportunity is intended for use by persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments and must not be acted or relied upon by any other person including, without limitation, retail clients.

Opportunity type

Seeking interest, Field trial, Seeking partners


Mid to Late (TRL 5-9)
For opportunities that are seeking solutions providers who are in the mid to late stages of readiness.
What does this mean?
Describes the stage of the challenge or opportunity being pursued.

Opportunity led by

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Cotton


At Laconik our purpose is clear, we explore ways for feed the world through science. We achieve this by understanding the on-farm realities deeper than anyone else.

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Cotton
  • Location

    Western Australia

  • Organisation type

    Corporate, Startup or Scaleup or SME

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