WA Agrifood-Tech Startups Virtual Bootcamp

Page last updated: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 - 10:16am

Startups across Western Australia’s agriculture and food sectors are encouraged to apply to participate in a virtual bootcamp delivered by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission’s (Austrade) Tel Aviv Landing Pad.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) and Austrade are partnering to support up to 10 qualified WA startups to participate in the bootcamp from 22-25 June 2020. Virtual sessions will be run with the group for two to three hours each afternoon.

The program is aimed at startups that are developing technology, digital solutions or innovative products that address an identified need in agriculture and food production including:

  • agricultural, livestock, fish, seafood or aquaculture production
  • animal welfare
  • novel farming or food production systems
  • farm management
  • food processing, food traceability or innovative food packaging technology
  • new or alternate foods, or plant based proteins
  • water or irrigation management
  • automation, robotics or autonomous vehicles
  • digital connectivity solutions
  • data or image capture and analysis, or
  • artificial intelligence solutions.

Applicants’ business, products or technology should ideally have the potential to be scalable in overseas markets.

The bootcamp includes a coordinated program of sessions designed to help participants grow their business by providing strategic value through:

  • presentations by startups and service providers to the startup sector
  • introductions to potential partners and research collaborators
  • introductions to venture capital firms and other investor organisations
  • presentation workshops on key business development aspects for going global.

Apply now

For more details on eligibility criteria, please view the attached guidelines.

Apply now for the WA Agrifood-Tech Startups Virtual Bootcamp.

Applications close 5.00pm (AWST) Tuesday, 2 June 2020.

For more information on the program, please contact Business Development Manager, Peter May at peter.may@dpird.wa.gov.au or phone +61 (0)8 9368 3881 or +61 412 126 331.

Contact information

Peter May