evokeAG. is the Asia Pacific’s agrifood tech community. Covering three main themes – Food, Farm, Future – evokeAG. explores what’s next in the agrifood tech space. Featuring global leaders, industry experts with the latest in innovation, startups and investments that are impacting farm-gate output and the food-supply chain.
Space technology, a powerful tool for Australian farmers
A kaleidoscope of space-based tech designed to enhance precision agriculture and foster efficient food production is ready for take-off so how do we drive adoption? AgriFutures Australia and the Australian National University have been working on a groundbreaking study to uncover answers to this very question – and the research shows space-based technologies could be worth $750 million to Australian agriculture by 2025. We caught up with the key industry players helping drive this force – where space tech and farming collide to learn more about the challenges, and opportunities, that lie ahead.
What is impact investing and why it's not charity
What does impact investing mean for the future of food and how does it differ from other forms of investment?
Ripe opportunity for Australia's native bush foods with Hayley Blieden
Hayley Blieden, founder of The Australian Superfood Co is helping cultivate a growing appetite for Australian native foods with the launch of the Native Harvest Initiative, designed to support Indigenous communities, local growers and scale native produce supply.
Future foods: insects, algae, molecular whiskey and AI
This week we talk to Food Futurist Tony Hunter. Tony has had a long and extensive career in the food industry and has seen a lot of change along the way. He specialises in studying and predicting new and emerging trends, particularly agrifood tech, and...
How to create strong startup-investor relationships with Olympia Yarger & Matthew Pryor
This week we talk to Matthew Pryor, co-founder of Tenacious Ventures, Australia's first dedicated agrifood venture capital firm and Olympia Yarger, founder and CEO of Goterra, a biotech waste management startup.Tenacious Ventures recently announced its...
Traditional Protein vs Alternative Protein
Replay of a panel discussion from evokeAG 2020 in Melbourne.Alternative protein products do have the potential to disrupt the food system. However, there are enormous opportunities to coexist. Hear from the people in the paddock, the lab and the fields...