EXPERTS IN BUSINESS GROWTH, RESEARCH AND AGTECH
AgriStart is uniquely positioned to connect disparate parts of the Australian agtech sector to foster growth and innovation through facilitated collaboration, training and mentoring. Our staff have a wealth of knowledge in agricultural research, innovation leadership, research commercialisation, strategic business growth, export pathways, entrepreneurship, investor readiness, marketing and communications.
Our programs and initiatives focus on facilitating:
Collaborations, capacity and capability building
Investment attraction into potential export businesses
Knowledge-sector job creation across rural Australia
Raising the profile of regional innovation
Helping build towards a world-class Australian AgTech sector
where innovation and technology meetS agriculture
Accelerating Start-Ups and Driving Corporate Innovation
AgriStart delivers unique innovation programs that focus on outcomes for the agricultural industry. We connect start-ups to farmers to trial technology and help access funding. Our HARVEST Accelerator Program provides an incredible opportunity for early to late stage start-ups looking to scale their business, attract investment, develop new networks and partnerships or explore new export markets.
Supporting Regional Business Development
AgriStart’s CONNECT: Regional Innovation Hubs enhance regional innovation in three high-growth areas of Western Australia through training and the fostering of connections to start-up capital investment markets.
The CONNECT workshops explore commercialisation opportunities, connecting to the local innovation community and developing strategic business skills. The workshops are aimed at innovators working in or supporting primary industries.
Helping Researchers to Commercialise
AgriStart is working with researchers to commercialise their research ideas by helping them identify the potential impact of their research, understand their market needs and connecting them to end users to validate the ideas. We connect researchers to new opportunities in the agri sector.