12 December 2018
I am writing from Ireland where I have just attended the 2019 Agtech Nexus Europe conference. I was joined by Vic Crone, CEO of Callaghan Innovation and Sprout Accelerator’s Dean Tilyard. We have been exploring opportunities for increased collaboration between our respective agritech sectors. Read more about my time here in A Letter from Dublin. … Continue reading "Agritech – December Newsletter"
07 December 2018
I am inspired, energised and if I am honest, a little bit knackered. I am spending three days meeting up with some great Irish agritech innovators, investors & ecosystem players. The week culminates in my attending and participating in the AgTech Nexus Europe conference which is being held at Dublin’s Conference Centre on Friday. It’s … Continue reading "A letter from Dublin"
On Friday, I joined 20 other NZ agritech stakeholders take part in a five hour NZ agritech story workshop.
03 December 2018
13 November 2018
Last month, I had the opportunity to visit eight cities and meet over 500 people during our 2018 roadshow. Many thanks to all our hosts, members and readers who attended the events, it was an awesome three weeks! During the roadshow, I was able to provide insight on key initiatives that Agritech New Zealand is … Continue reading "Agritech – November Newsletter"
12 November 2018
New Zealand agritech companies are creating world-first technology to help feed the world and lead the way in their industry, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Technology is making life easier, from eco-friendly cars to faster software and tech improvements are benefitting Kiwis in everyday life, he says. “The same goes for agritech innovation such … Continue reading "World-first NZ tech changing the global agricultural landscape"
01 November 2018
Agritech New Zealand has been working with AgriFutures Australia to develop the program for this major trans-Tasman agritech conference. Both Callaghan Innovation & NZTE are supporting the event. evokeAG takes place in Melbourne on 19-20 February 2019. You can find out more details at www.evokeag.com Under the theme of `Food Farm Future’, the newly released … Continue reading "evokeAG program announcement and early bird ticket extension"
Farm2050, the global collective of leading agritech venture funds and corporate agribusinesses, selected New Zealand as its first country partner...
23 October 2018
10 October 2018
It’s great to be on the road again taking the Agritech New Zealand story throughout the country. Yesterday, we held our first roadshow event in Palmerston North. Many thanks to our hosts, BCC and the Sprout Accelerator for helping us kick off this exciting series of regional events. The roadshow provides a valuable opportunity to … Continue reading "Sharing our Agritech story"
26 September 2018
Following the signing of two major strategic partnerships with Farm2050 and Western Growers, Agritech New Zealand is working on a number of exciting new initiatives. The partnerships provide an opportunity to rapidly scale all aspects of New Zealand’s AgriTech ecosystem including research, industry, government and investment. To provide a better understanding of these opportunities, Agritech New Zealand is hosting … Continue reading "Agritech – October Newsletter"