NZ Agritech Sector

Guest Post by David Downs: The NZ Agritech Story gets its formal launch today

Tēnā koutou I’m delighted to let you know that the New Zealand Agritech Story will be launched on Monday in NZ, and in Ireland as part of the Irish Plough. The Story is a key component of the wider initiative to accelerate the growth of the Agritech sector for NZ (part of the ‘Industry Transformation … Continue reading "Guest Post by David Downs: The NZ Agritech Story gets its formal launch today"
NZ Agritech Sector

The first 5 ‘All of NZ Government’ agritech strategy workshops are over. What’s next?

Yesterday, the final ‘All of Government’ Agritech Taskforce strategy workshop took place in Tauranga (photo above). Over the past month, at workshops in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Lincoln and Tauranga, over 300 agritech researchers, entrepreneurs and investors have provided invaluable feedback and insights to David Downs, Arek Wojasz and myself. The workshops were focused on … Continue reading "The first 5 ‘All of NZ Government’ agritech strategy workshops are over. What’s next?"
Events

Calling NZ Agritech start-ups. Are you ready for the Investment Pitch at evokeAG 2020?

I’m incredibly excited by this new event being hosted at the 2020 evokeAG conference in Melbourne next February. We had our first evokeAG 2020 steering committee meeting last week and introduced some new elements to the Startup Program. The Investment Pitch is one of these. This is a standalone event on Monday, 17 February 2020, … Continue reading "Calling NZ Agritech start-ups. Are you ready for the Investment Pitch at evokeAG 2020?"
International

Join leading New Zealand agritech businesses, researchers and capability providers at the 2019 Irish National Ploughing Championships and UK Dairy Day.

Callaghan Innovation, in partnership with Agritech New Zealand and NZTE, is coordinating a mission around the 2019 Irish National Ploughing Championships and UK Dairy Day. If you think National Fieldays is big, think again. The Irish National Ploughing Championships attracts over 300,000 visitors. With similar pastoral farming systems to New Zealand, I believe that Ireland … Continue reading "Join leading New Zealand agritech businesses, researchers and capability providers at the 2019 Irish National Ploughing Championships and UK Dairy Day."
Agritech New Zealand

VIDEO: View the New Zealand Agritech Story Video (2.09 minutes)

Last Thursday, at Agritech Unleashed, I had the pleasure to introduce the New Zealand Agritech Story. It was great to be able to finally share it in public. This major initiative has been a joint venture between Agritech New Zealand and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE). Over the past six months, we have been … Continue reading "VIDEO: View the New Zealand Agritech Story Video (2.09 minutes)"