AgriFutures is seeking to again the subsequent technology of foodtech business leaders


Agriculture know-how accelerator and investor AgriFutures is in search of 5 rising leaders as a part of a program to showcase the subsequent technology of agrifood startup founders.

Functions opened final week for the evokeAG. Future Younger Leaders Program and shut on September 4. This system, now in its fourth yr, presents 5 rising leaders the chance to showcase their concepts, innovation, or analysis to a world viewers at evokeAG. subsequent February in Perth.

AgriFutures GM of worldwide innovation networks Harriet Mellish stated this system recognises the contributions of younger business leaders in meals, fibre and gas manufacturing techniques, and gives them with the help techniques, networks, and connections to thrive.

“The Future Younger Leaders Program is a novel expertise the place we offer the chance to attach vibrant minds with business consultants and friends, to nurture innovation and share their concepts and analysis on a world platform,” she stated.

“This system is trying to find members who’re obsessed with agriculture and need to be a part of the driving drive behind guaranteeing Australia is a pacesetter in accessing and adopting innovation.”

Mellish stated AgriFutures is encouraging purposes from people of all backgrounds, no matter whether or not they have roots in regional Australia or historical past in agriculture.

“If you’re between the ages of 18-30 and you’ve got a beneficial revolutionary thought, innovation or analysis associated to the agrifood tech sector, we encourage you to use,” she stated.

“By extending our invitation to use to those that could not have thought of making use of we open new channels of risk and collaboration for Australia’s agrifood innovation.”

Rayali Banerjee, a 2019 chief, stated being chosen helped drive her ardour to create higher range and inclusion applications for the agriculture sector.

“Being part of the Future Younger Leaders Program gave me a world platform and empowered me to share my concepts, by addressing and educating a room of 1,000 individuals,” she stated.

“By this system I used to be capable of drive a pipeline of various expertise into the ag sector by working straight with college networks to interact college students from various instructional backgrounds. Over the course of my profession, I’ve continued to advocate for and embed range and inclusivity throughout numerous industries.”

Banerjee stated being a part of this system was a career-defining second.

“Partially, it helped kickstart my profession in agriculture with a multinational agribusiness off the again of my presentation on the evokeAG. convention,” she stated.

“Younger individuals have a novel alternative to contribute to thrilling alternatives in Australia’s agriculture sector notably in innovation and sustainability the place new concepts are wanted. I strongly suggest these fascinated by this system to use.”

Future Younger Chief recipients will get to work with an business skilled to refine their presentation expertise, confidence, and put together them to take to the stage at evokeAG. 2024 in Perth.

After the occasion, they’ll work with this system mentor to collaborate on the event of a strategic plan round key targets, coupled with a last centered placement, studying, and/or growth alternative.

Apply for the evokeAG. Future Younger Leaders Program right here.

Early hen tickets for evokeAG. 2024 are accessible till August 31 right here. Final yr’s occasion was a sell-out.  


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