Agtech your thing?

(EUROPE) Indoor farming and hydroponics are some of the agricultural innovations that will be in the spotlight at an event in Utrecht later this month. The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFI...

Agtech ideas for a growing population

Sustainable agtech solutions will take centre stage in the Netherlands this summer. The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture is collaborating with the first International Week for Smart Food Productio...

Startup transforms small-scale farming

(LONDON) A pioneering agriculture technology (AgTech) startup helping smallholder farmers access quick and free offline support has secured $5 million in new funding. Wefarm makes it possible for farmers ...

Calling European agtech startups

(IRELAND) Yield Lab Europe is an accelerator programme designed to help agtech startups achieve their international growth potential. Early stage companies working in this field can apply now for the chan...

Green light for food innovation

Ireland is making a multi-million euro bid to become a global centre of food and agricultural technology. The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund announced this week it is investing €40 million in two funds th...

DuPont makes agtech move

(USA) Science industry giant DuPont is buying a Californian agtech company to advance its digital vision for the agriculture industry. DuPont's purchase of Granular, a San-Francisco firm providing farmers...

Funding boost for AgTech platform

(USA) An American financial giant is backing a global startup platform that supports the development of agricultural technology companies (AgTech). Wells Fargo announced this week it is providing $300,000...