The GATE - Global Ag-Tech Ecosystem

Fast tracking development of AG-Tech

INCUBATE, ACCELERATE, INVEST, COMMERCIALISE

A collaborative research and technology facility in Australia specifically designed to develop ag-tech ideas

  • PROGRAMS

    The GATE offers 5 key programs to develop and commercialise ag-tech innovation:

    • Mentoring
    • Incubation
    • Accelerator
    • Commercialisation and Business Support
    • Investor Showcases
  • PROJECTS

    Any individual, company and research company wanting to explore the viability of an ag-tech idea can apply to enter the GATE.

    The GATE will host around 20 projects per year plus offer additional services and events for other ag-tech innovators and interested parties.

  • PARTNERS

    DPI has partnered with research providers and technology providers, universities and industry organisations. Major Australian agricultural R&D organisations are foundation members along with Sparklabs Cultiv8, an accelerator and venture capital provider. This group will consider GATE applications.

The GATE is a NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) initiative to fast‑track the development of ag‑tech to increase productivity.

BE A PART OF GATE

The GATE a specialist co-located DPI facility in Orange NSW. DPI is the largest agricultural R&D provider in Australia with expertise of over 600 researchers, and access to 25 research stations across NSW and 13,000 hectares of trial farms. GATE participants will work in a collaborative environment that offers short courses, workshops, a three month incubation program, a six month accelerator program, all supported with business services and opportunities to pitch to investors.

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