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Water solutions need big ideas and big investment

2020 Water Challenge winners announced Bridge Hub 2020 Water Challenge aimed to solve water problems in the agri supply chain Challenge will commercialise trans-Tasman solutions in Australia and New Zealand to maximise impact As researchers look to create water out of thin air, the future of agrifood innovation looks bright, but collaboration and investment will … Continue reading "Water solutions need big ideas and big investment"
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AgritechNZ to unleash major initiative to boost production

A three-year New Zealand agritech initiative designed to validate new technologies in nutrient analysis, delivery, efficient uptake, and environmental mitigation will be launched at the national Fieldays at Mystery Creek near Hamilton next Thursday.
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AgritechNZ keen to help scale up NZ food production

With the need to feed the world’s population of 9.8 billion people by 2050, AgritechNZ is looking at ways New Zealand can scale up its food production to meet the growing global demand.
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Substantial growth expected in the New Zealand agritech sector

Kiwis can expect to see substantial growth in the agritech sector in the next 12 months, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Recent research suggests that New Zealand had approximately $1.4 billion worth of agritech exports in 2018 and was growing at a compound annual growth rate of four percent but New Zealand is underperforming … Continue reading "Substantial growth expected in the New Zealand agritech sector"
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World-first NZ tech changing the global agricultural landscape

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"
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New Zealand becomes first Farm2050 ‘Country Partner’

Farm2050 sign first ‘Country Partner’ agreement with Agritech New Zealand to address the need for increased sustainable food production worldwide   AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (3 September 2018) – New Zealand has signed a new strategic partnership with global initiative, Farm2050, to accelerate the development of sustainable agricultural technologies to support the need to feed 10 … Continue reading "New Zealand becomes first Farm2050 ‘Country Partner’"
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Huge potential identified for Kiwi AgriTech

Innovative AgriTech offers enormous potential for the New Zealand economy says, NZTech CEO and Agritech New Zealand Chair, Graeme Muller.  Graeme was one of 30 New Zealand delegates attending the Silicon Valley Forum AgriTech immersion programme in San Jose, California.     Speaking to RNZ’s Midday Rural News last week from California, he said AgriTech is … Continue reading "Huge potential identified for Kiwi AgriTech"