Germany-based, global enterprise software company Software AG is partnering with Victoria's Swinburne University of Technology to provide its IoT platform to the university for research and education purposes.
Australia's national science agency CSIRO and agtech firm Goanna Ag will collaborate on the use of sensors and analytics to maximise the use of irrigation used to grow crops.
The Australian Government has released its Technology Industry Roadmap which it says is aimed at bringing a strategic and system-wide view to future investments in low emissions technologies.
Research collaboration led by the University of Western Australia has created a new technique that speeds up the development of seeds, producing better quality and more abundant pulse crops.
VENDOR CONTRIBUTION: There is little doubt, fluctuating temperatures and inconsistent rainfall is having a negative impact on crop growth and that stunted crop growth has geographical, social, political and economic ramifications.
There is little doubt, fluctuating temperatures and inconsistent rainfall is having a negative impact on crop growth and that stunted crop growth has geographical, social, political and economic ramifications.
DXC Technology is collaborating with SAP and Untapped to expand the SunPork Farms Autism and Agriculture program across agriculture and regional Australia.
Cisco-backed Aussie agritech Titan Class has launched an IoT solution to help farmers save costs and improve productivity.
The widespread adoption of digital technologies by agricultural businesses is potentially one of the most important ways to stimulate improved rates of productivity growth in the farming sector, according to Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC.
Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC says unfair contract terms are a big focus as it takes action and moves to ensure small businesses are not at a disadvantage because of one-sided ‘take it or leave it’ contracts.
Digital transformation creates massive savings for businesses with a newly released study showing that digitisation of engineering processes can save businesses and organisations an average of 35% in capex costs and time optimisation – and commissioning costs of new systems and assets can be reduced by an average of 29%.
Agronomic analytics company FluroSat has raised $4.6 million in a new funding round, with the funds to be used to further improve agricultural yields in Australia as well as making FluroSat available to agronomists globally.
Food and agricultural technology start-ups from around the world will come together in Sydney in September at SparkLabs Cultiv8, the startup food and agtech accelerator.
Agronomic analytics provider FluroSat and drone sensor developer MicaSense have joined hands in a partnership known as FluroSense to provide high-quality imagery and analytics to growers and crop advisers in order to optimise the management of plant nutrition.
The arrival of 5G technology will drive a new wave of growth in the rapidly evolving robotics and artificial intelligence sector, according to one global investment advisory firm.
Australian start-up satellite technology company Fleet Space Technologies has opened its first nanosatellite ground station control centre in Adelaide.
Nokia sees Australia taking a lead in this year’s annual global Open Innovation Challenge competition by building on strong IoT momentum in the country’s industrial sectors like mining and resources, transport, utilities and agriculture.
Optus Business is investing $3.5 million in the newly launched industry-led Cyber Security Co-operative Research Centre.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a new online tool which it says the agricultural sector can use to anonymously report concerns about competition or fair trading issues in the industry.
National agtech innovation hub SproutX has accepted 11 start-ups into its accelerator programme in a bid to help transform Australia's agriculture sector through the use of technology.
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