Category: Capability Building

Introducing the Rocket Seeder Autumn Crop 18

Photo copyrighted to Rocket Seeder Limited.
The Rocket Seeder Autumn Crop 18 comprises 10 great new food and agriculture startups.
The group is now four weeks into the Rocket Seeder program and making great progress developing their pitch and testing their business model assumptions. Meet three of the Autumn Crop 18 startups below.
Life Cykel – Tackling […]

Melbourne Knowledge Week

7 – 13 May 2018
The 2018 ‘Melbourne Knowledge Week festival’ will feature some exciting food innovation activities.
This year the team at the City of Melbourne is coordinating a large program of activity focussed on food systems innovation, scaling food/hospitality focused start-up businesses, and building on the ‘Melbourne experience’.
Through seven days of interactive events, workshops, dinners, and […]

2018 Food Network Expo

Tuesday 5 June 2018
Connect, consult and advance at the Food Network Expo!
Monash Food Innovation Centre (MFIC) is hosting a Food Network Expo at Monash Clayton.
The exhibition is for everyone interested in the food business looking to up-skill and network with other people within the food industry.
Exhibitors will cover areas such as sensory, […]

Rural Press Club – Networking with Victoria’s Agri-Innovators

Wednesday 28 March, 2018
Join Laura Poole, Rural Press Club of Victoria President and ABC journalist, who will host a panel session with Victoria’s agri-innovators.
Hear firsthand from some of the entrepreneurial agribusinesses that are changing the face of food production through their innovative start-ups.
The entertaining panel session features Geert Hendrix (Farmwall), Eleanor Toulmin (MimicTec) […]

ICM Agrifood Award for excellence in Agrifood

Applications for the 2018 award are now open and close Friday 13 April 2018.
Two of Australia’s most innovative young food and agriculture professionals will win the 2018 ICM Agrifood Award.
The ICM Agrifood Award is an early career award for two scientists or technologists who have achieved substantial peer/industry recognition for his/her […]

Applications open for 2018 Red Meat Design Sprints

Do you want to be a part of the next big thing in red meat?
Rocket Seeder – the leading food and agriculture startup accelerator – will host three innovation and entrepreneurship design sprints during April in conjunction with Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) Donor Company.
Warragul – Thursday 12 April, Farm World, Lardner […]

Rocket Seeder’s Food and Agriculture Startup Program

(Image: copyright Rocket Seeder 2017)
Applications for the Rocket Seeder food and agriculture startup program – Autumn Crop 18 – closed on 11 March.
The 10 amazing new food and agriculture innovators and entrepreneurs looking to bring new products and services to market will be announced soon.
Click here to read about the 11 Spring Crop 17 Entrepreneurs.
Watch for the call […]

Victoria, The Ag Tech Hub Of Australia

Victoria’s farmers have been given a digital boost with the Victorian Government today announcing $15 million to enhance agricultural technology on farm.
It brings the government’s total investment in digital agriculture to $27 million, following $12 million for the Internet of Things (IoT) on farm demonstration trial in 2016-17.
Read the full press release here

Internet of Things Symposium – Monash University, Clayton

Thursday 22 March 2018
Are you ready for the next industrial revolution?
Come and see first hand how the convergence of physical digital systems are causing massive transformations in the way manufactures create, service and operate in their new, smart, connected matrix.
This event has been sparked by global technology trends entitled […]