Six Australian agri and food tech founders have been chosen to tackle a purpose-built intensive program in Israel to further the development of theirs and worldwide visibility. Supported by Bridge Hub and Austrade, the Agri and Food Tech Founders Israel Bootcamp includes participants from across Australia with an assortment of innovative and new startups.

The following founders are going to be a part of the Bootcamp: David Finlay – MPT AgTech; Sam Duncan – Farmlab; Scott Glover – Agriace; Lisa Anderson – ThinkBio; Geert Hendrix – Farmwall and John Ridley – Converte.

“Israel has an innovation ecosystem that I have looked up to for a very long time, particularly in Agtech, so I am looking forward to the amazing chance to talk about and experience it first hand.” Participant Sam Duncan from FarmLab said.

The Bootcamp is a crucial stage in giving you one of Bridge Hub’s core missions of producing much more capability within the Australian agrifood tech sector for emerging startups.

Grant Fuzi, Co-Founder of Bridge Hub said: “The current landscape in the farming and also food sectors in Australia is yearning for brand new and more effective means to create fiber and food right over the supply chain. Innovative technologies are helping in the capability to do much more with less, making tangible bottom-line impacts for makers and supply chain participants.”

“Giving Australian startups a chance to access worldwide markets is crucial as they start their journey to create an international business,” Fuzi said.

Along with helping Australian startups, Bridge Hub is working with many Israeli startups to evaluate, trial, and demonstrate the ideas of theirs in Australia. The job of theirs in producing Australia as the worldwide testbed for agri and food solutions is leveraging Australia’s unique value proposition within the worldwide ecosystem.

Ethy Levy, Bridge Hub Co-Founder mentioned: “Australia has a few benefits which cause it to be the most perfect place to trial agrifood technologies. It’s seasons that are reverse to nearly all of the planet that enables extra assessment and shorter R&D cycles. It’s every climatic zone, an extensive assortment of crops, very high standards, and good branding of biosecurity. Australia is a great launchpad into Asian markets, and also has worldwide leading research. Building Australia as the worldwide testbed for agrifood technologies gives you Australian manufacturers and supply chain participants a chance to access the most recent worldwide technologies. It’s going to be an excellent chance for offshore startups to gain from carrying out product development in Australia”.

Israel is referred to as the Startup Nation. It’s the second biggest innovation hub outside of Silicon Valley and also hosts more than 400 Multinational R&D centres, serious tech expertise, and established worldwide go-to-market experience. Israel is a worldwide leader in agrifood tech with more than 750 startups in that area spanning from cutting machine learning, robotics, sensors, and edge drones, alternative proteins, gene-altering, and AI technologies.

The cohort is going to fly away after April and can touch down in Tel Aviv for an application being run on the earth by the Austrade Tel Aviv Landing Pad Manager Omri Wislizki who’s facilitated a selection of various other missions to Israel.

“We are encouraged to collaborate with Bridge Hub over the agrifood tech mission to Israel with startups from all across Australia. Israel and Australia have a lot of opportunities to interact in the Agrifood tech area to help the world’s needs and we’re humbled to be a tiny section of this particular trip in supporting the Australian business owners maximize their global potential.” Omri shared.

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About the Bridge Hub Austrade Australian food and Agri Tech Founders Israel Bootcamp

The Australian Agri and food tech founders Bootcamp to Israel is a collaboration between Austrade and also Bridge Hub to offer Australian Agrifood tech founders with overseas connections, chance, and insights to scale globally. It’s a rigorous ten-day program hosted by the Tel Aviv Landing Pad and also the Bridge Hub Israel for a selected number of Australian Agrifood Tech Startups.

About Bridge Hub

Bridge Hub is an international agrifood tech innovation hub that is going to identify, test, and commercialise solutions and ideas of entrepreneurs and researchers. Bridge Hub is headquartered at Wagga Wagga in the center of Australia’s primary agricultural regions, the Riverina, it’ll also have businesses in Israel plus Sydney.
The Bridge Hub is a collaborative ecosystem that brings together the pillars of business, government, and research to produce pathways to evaluate and also commercialise research and suggestions excellent for the profit of consumers and producers. As a commercialisation partner, it assists in all phases of the commercialisation process in cooperation with its environment partners.

About Blue River Group

Blue River Group was started in 2015 as an Australian influence investment services firm. The sole goal of Blue River is undertaking projects & offers which create financial returns for investors but equally attain favorable & measurable social or maybe environmental outcomes. It’s a “profit with purpose” business.

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