Australia supports global AgriTech entrepreneurs for GRAFT Challenge Vietnam

The Australian Government through the Aus4Innovation development assistance programme and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam are supporting nine leading AgriTech scaleups to enter the Vietnam market. The nine scaleups have been selected to join the inaugural cohort of GRAFT Challenge Vietnam, a firs...Read more

Australia's Provectus Algae to commercialize innovative synthetic biology stack globally

Provectus Algae (Provectus), an Australian biotechnology company specializing in the optimization of algae to produce high-value compounds for use in a wide array of industries and applications, has won a Marine Bioproducts Cooperative Research Center (MB-CRC) grant. The funding will advance research and developme...Read more

GRDC, Bayer Cropscience to continue 'Herbicide Innovation Partnership' till 2025

 A major international collaboration aimed at developing innovative weed management solutions for Australian grain growers will enter a new phase of discovery. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the Crop Science division of Bayer announced that the Herbicide Innovation Partnership (HIP...Read more

Bayer launches Vayego Forte to combat banana weevil borer

Registered in August 2020, Vayego Forte has introduced a new insecticide mode of action to the industry, containing 480 g/L of the Group 28 insecticide tetraniliprole in a suspension concentrate formulation. The product brings other significant benefits to the market, including not flaring mites, low application r...Read more

India, Australia to jointly collaborate in sustainable groundwater management

The Union Cabinet on October 14, 2020, approved a MoU between India and Australia for collaboration in capacity building, research and development and making impact for sustainable groundwater management.The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understan...Read more

Corteva launches sustainable insecticide to support over 80 crops  

    Corteva has launched a new insecticide Entrust Organic in response to the growing demand In Australia for softer and sustainable product for its organic certification, favorable environmental profile making it ideally suited to many Integrated Pest Management (IPM) systems. A naturally derive...Read more

Bridge Hub launches '2020 Water Challenge' in Australia

 An Australia-based agrifood tech innovation firm, Bridge Hub aims to bring agri-system sustainability to the country with a primary focus on water supply chain. While agrifood supply chain is important in the agrisystem, water still remains a very important aspect. The firm believes that research and techno...Read more

Arcadia Biosciences receives patents for herbicide-tolerant wheat

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.® (Nasdaq: RKDA), a leader in science-based approaches to enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, announced on Thursday the Australia Patent Office has granted the company a foundational patent covering herbicide tolerance in wheat. Patent Number 2016...Read more