23 June 2020
With closed borders, many New Zealand agritech businesses are finding either selling into export markets or implementing offshore market development plans, a real challenge at this time. Agritech New Zealand and the Agritech Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) taskforce are very aware of this reality and have decided to accelerate plans to review and redevelop New … Continue reading "Sign up for these 3 New Zealand Agritech Story workshops."
This series of four webinars was designed to enable people across the spectrum* to acquire factual insights on which to make informed management, technology and interoperability decisions, with an emphasis on real-world application.
14 May 2020
08 April 2020
The NZ Ag Data “Insights & applications” four-part webinar series is on. Bring your sandwiches and Nespresso to your study to mix and mingle – virtually of course – with colleagues from the NZ ag sector, for informative, quality insights on how to advance your ag tech business through the application of best-practice global interoperability … Continue reading "Register for the NZ Ag Data "Insights & Applications" webinar series. Featuring Jim Wilson, Global President & CEO, OAGi & CTO, AgGateway"
05 April 2020
The upcoming Agritech New Zealand Insights webinar programme just got better. New presenters include Ian Proudfoot, Global Head of Agribusiness, KPMG and Richard Dellabarca, CEO of NZ Growth Capital Partners (formerly known as the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund) Ian will talk about how people will interact with food and fibre in the immediate post … Continue reading "More amazing presenters added to the Agritech New Zealand Insights Webinar programme. Register now for free!"
Yesterday, the Ministry of Business Innovation & Employment published the long-awaited Agritech Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) to its website.
11 February 2020
18 November 2019
It’s great news that Callaghan Innovation is once again coordinating a mission around evokeAG 2020. As well as attending evokeAG (on 18-19 February) in Melbourne, those participating in the mission will benefit from: Connecting with New Zealand’s leading agritech researchers, commercial businesses and capability providers International delegate welcome event Full-day investor and innovation tour in Melbourne Overnight … Continue reading "Have you registered for the evokeAG Agritech Mission 2020?"
02 October 2019
Ngā hangarau ahuwhenua or agricultural technology is a key enabler to increasing the productivity of our primary industries and improving environmental sustainability. Māori represent a key stakeholder as tangata whenua with a significant stake in fishing, forestry, and farming and accelerated growth in horticulture and technology. This wānanga is designed to enable Māori whānau, hapū, … Continue reading "The New Zealand Government Agritech Taskforce wānanga."
19 September 2019
Yesterday, I provided an update on Day 1 at the Irish Ploughing Championships in Carlow. The official attendance stood at 105,000. Looking at the crowds today, I expect that number to be significantly larger. It’s been hot once again and just crazy busy. Yesterday, I shared some of my takeaways of Ireland’s agri-business landscape. Today, … Continue reading "Day 2 at Irish Plough. The kiwis killing it. Yes Minister. Looking for Investment? And much more."
18 September 2019
Photo above: Nick Swallow, Trade Commissioner, United Kingdom and Ireland; Peter Wren-Hilton, Agritech New Zealand; Brad Burges, NZ Ambassador to New Zealand; Jacqui Wren-Hilton, Agritech New Zealand; Pat Breen, Ireland’s Minister of Data Protection; Peter Ryan, Ireland Ambassador to New Zealand. The New Zealand agritech delegation arrived at the Carlow showground this morning fully prepared. … Continue reading "Day 1 at Irish Plough. Major opportunities emerge for the New Zealand agritech sector"