La Trobe University is preparing to reopen its Bundoora campus and meet an ambitious 'net zero' target with the aid of technology.
Researchers at Monash University are applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and game-design practices to reduce spray drift from agricultural pesticides, minimising the negative impact on neighbouring crops and wildlife - and potentially “revolutionising" cotton farming.
Australian agtech start-up and digital livestock management platform provider AgriWebb has completed a new funding round, with a $30 million investment in the company led by the ventures arm of Canadian telecommunications provider TELUS, which recently launched TELUS Agriculture, a division to address food security by leveraging its technology expertise.
Australian agtech firm DIT Technologies has raised $267,000 in the first week of its equity crowdfunding campaign, with both investors and locals putting in their money.
Australian agtech firm DIT Technologies has invited locals, who are interested to invest in its operations through equity crowd-funding, to register to show their interest.
Five highly innovative Australian technologies have won awards in the second round of Consensus Awards in 2019, across Software, Innovation, GreenTech and AgTech.
Agtech and fintech – especially "green fintech" (fintech that aims to support sustainability, inclusivity, transparency, etc rather than merely reducing friction so that people spend more) – has a lot of potential for Australia and New Zealand, but require the development of appropriate skills.
SPONSORED NEWS. CropLogic Limited (ASX: CLI), award-winning global agronomy, farm management and agtech company, advises that shipments have commenced under the supply agreement announced on 6 August 2019.
CropLogic Limited (ASX: CLI), award-winning global agronomy, farm management and agtech company, advises that shipments have commenced under the supply agreement announced on 6 August 2019.
Agtech specialist The Yield has appointed Harry Debney as its board chair.
Bosch Australia and Monash University have joined forces to establish a “first-of-its-kind” ag-tech facility in Melbourne's southeast for innovating new smart farming techniques including automated harvesting, sensing networks and driverless vehicles in response to growing challenges faced by the agriculture sector.
Fintech hub Stone & Chalk is extending its reach into Victoria, with founding chiec executive of Fintech Victoria, Alan Tsen, to head its new Melbourne-based operations.
National agtech innovation hub SproutX, a joint initiative between financial services group Findex and the National Farmers’ Federation, has opened what it says is Australia’s first co-working space dedicated exclusively to agtech start-ups and bolstered its services with new international expertise.
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