AUSTRALIA, THEN THE WORLD.

AusFAC is Australia’s only agriculture technology event with a direct connection to a global network of agtech entrepreneurs, investors, and clients.

Now in its fifth year, AusFAC is the Australian arm of the international Future Agro Challenge competition. Each year, six of Australia’s most promising up-and-coming agriculture technology innovators pitch their innovative solution to a 21st century food and farming challenge in a unique competition event.

The winner is crowned Australian Agripreneur of the Year, earning the right to compete at the Global Future Agro Challenge against innovators from over 60 FAC countries.

AusFAC’s record is impressive – 2017 winner AgUnity went on to become the global FAC champion and has grown from its startup roots to a major international company, working with the United Nations to solve food supply chain challenges in developing countries. 2018 winner SwarmFarm Robotics took out 3rd place internationally and is leading the development of autonomous robotics for crop production. Find out more about the AusFAC story here.

 

AusFAC is back in 2021 – Nominations for 2021 are now open. 

Once upon a time the tractor provided groundbreaking advances for modern agriculture. Today agtech comes in all kinds of packages, from robotics to smart phone software, innovatins are everywhere. If you have an innovation ready to revolutionise farming and secure global food security we want to hear from you. Nominate for #ausfac2021 for your chance to take your innovatin to the world. Visit the AusFAC website to find out how to nominate www.ausfac.org.au/how-to-nominate/
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BioScout – Winner

BioScout – Winner

Congratulations to BioScout  BioScout taking out the 2019 Australian Agripreneur of the Year title. Well deserved – pictured here with SwarmFarm Robotics our 2018 winner! Look out Global Future Agro Challenge Network – these guys are going to be hard to...

Swarm Farm – 3rd Global FAC

Swarm Farm – 3rd Global FAC

Congratulations to SwarmFarm Robotics on a fantastic final pitch to take out 3rd place in the Future Agro Challenge Global Agripreneur of The Year for 2019. Bates team you are amazing ambassadors for Australian agriculture & testament to what can be achieved &...