The Bosch Group has increased its investment in The Yield Technology Solutions, an Australian Internet of Things AgTech business. As the major shareholder, the increase takes the Bosch Group investment to a total of $13.3 million. The Yield is transforming farming practices for irrigation intensive crops with scalable digital technology solutions. The company is developing … Continue reading Bosch boosts investment in AgTech company
SparkLabs Cultiv8, the startup Food and AgTech Accelerator, has announced that the world’s leading food and agricultural technology start-ups will gather in Sydney on Tuesday 10 September at its annual Demoday. SparkLabs Cultiv8 Demoday has become a must-see event which brings together the brightest entrepreneurs, most inspirational investors, corporate executives, media and government leaders all … Continue reading Food and AgTech start-ups to gather for Sydney Demoday
Some of the biggest names in agribusiness in Australia and New Zealand have been recognised for their leadership in the sector – and this year two more will join their ranks, with nominations now open for the 2019 Rabobank Leadership Awards. Last year, the two industry accolades, the Rabobank Leadership Award for an accomplished senior … Continue reading Nominations sought for 2019 agribusiness leadership awards
Australia has a good reputation in the agritech and foodtech sectors. The government body charged with showcasing that reputation – the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Austrade, is looking to establish Australia as a global hub for agritech and foodtech, said its Austrade’s senior investment specialist, Karen Caston, at a recent roundtable event held in … Continue reading Agtech and Foodtech – taking the Australian food industry to the next level
Adoption of emerging technologies in Australian agriculture is expanding at a rate faster than the consumer’s capacity to understand the opportunities — creating an urgent need to explore community perception and regulatory challenges around the use of new technologies. This is the focus of two new AgriFutures Australia-funded reports: Emerging technologies in agriculture: Consumer perceptions … Continue reading Technology in agriculture critical to success
BioLumic, creator of the world’s first crop-yield enhancement system using UV light, has announced the close of $6.34m in Series A funding.
The Bosch Group has invested an additional $2.5 million in Tasmanian AgTech business, The Yield.