Agritech stories - Page 2
NZTech chief: Agritech could be a lifeline for exporters
We are on the cusp of some massive and exciting tech changes in our lives, says NZTech chief Graeme Muller.
NZ agritech innovators touch down in Silicon Valley
Thirty of New Zealand’s agritech innovators have finally landed in Silicon Valley this week as they get ready to put their innovations to the test.
Silicon Valley connection to boost NZ's agritech sector
An upcoming agritech conference in Silicon Valley may have a huge impact on New Zealand’s agritech sector, even from thousands of kilometres away.
Fintech NZ drums up support for UK-NZ tech opportunities
“While New Zealand currently exports around $1.6 billion of traditional products to the UK, the big growth opportunity is hi-tech."
The future of farming is in agritech, says Callaghan Innovation
“We’ve always had a number 8 wire culture in farming but it is crucial we power that up with science and technology," says Hemi Rolleston.
Investor says agritech is a cash cow that ‘NZ can do better’
Agriculture as the very bones of NZ has seen an uprising in the number of startups in the agritech space - but this expert says we can do better.
Kiwi agritech startup flourishes with homegrown legal marketplace
Looking to disrupt the kiwifruit industry, Acuris Systems employed the services of a fellow Kiwi startup's online legal marketplace.
Tauranga’s innovation on display at Techweek ’18
Over 30 leaders from technology, scientific, agritech and social enterprise sectors will be speaking in a curated programme of 15 events.
Yamaha invests in Tauranga-based robot company
Tauranga-based RPL is an early stage R&D company that develops robotics and automation solutions for highly variable agricultural environments.
NZ's agritech sector is tech-savvy, but not looking to the future
New Zealand’s agritech sector is aware of what’s going on in the technology space, but are struggling to keep up with the pace of change.
University brings robots to show and tell at Fieldays
"Robots never sleep, and this makes them ideal workers. They’ll do the menial work humans should no longer be expected to do."
Mobile payroll service makes life easier for small agritech businesses
Simply Payroll recently signed a strategic partnership with Federated Farmers providing free set up, training and support for the mobile service.
Agri-tech innovator TracMap carves path to 'business transformation' with GPE investment
Dunedin-based agri-tech company TracMap has scored investment from Genesis Private Equity, which will help boost GPS tech development.
Frost & Sullivan tells: The $500+ million local agritech opportunity
The agritech market doesn’t really sound the domain of the traditional IT reseller, but tap into it in the right way, and there are riches to be had.
How agritech is transforming New Zealand's agriculture industry
"There are also opportunities for the application of big data and analytics, particularly as speedy online transfers of data between farmers."
Fieldays Innovation Accelerator showcases Kiwi tech
The Fieldays Innovation Accelerator is a new initiative sponsored by Callaghan Innovation and aims to help Kiwi innovators rise to the global stage.
New Zealand tech industry shows record growth to eight billion
With ten years of data to look at, it’s clear that the New Zealand tech sector is heading in the right direction.
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