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400M Agtech Investment Forum

Date: 18 May 2017
Venue: Armitage Centre, Toowoomba

Join national and international innovators, venture capitalist investors, agribusiness leaders, potential collaborators, policy makers and other key players in agtech in the Asia-Pacific for a full day of thought provoking discussion at the 400M Agtech Investment Forum

This event is a ‘fire-starter’ for the convergence of diverse technology solutions and investment to drive the next level of productivity and sustainability for agriculture. With a strong focus on quality not quantity, the 400M AgTech forum will feature a day of:

  • Keynote rresentations
  • Panel discussions
  • 12 agtech pitches
  • Interactive Q&A opportunities
  • A nightime networking event and;
  • A showcase of the latest technologies taking the agtech scene by storm

Register now or view the program


Future Food Asia Award 2017

Date: Friday 26 May 2017
Venue: Singapore

The Future Food Asia Award 2017 is APAC's first dedicated agritech and foodtech innovation platform, showcasing the best startups in the sector from all over Asia Pacific.

The Award, organised by ID Capital aims to accelerate open innovation in agtech and foodtech across Asia Pacific, with the goal to catalyse and align an ecosystem to cope with the challenges of food.

Startups are invited to apply for the Award. They will be evaluated for their innovativeness, implementation and impact by a panel of distinguished judges.Finalists will be invited to present to a wider audience of investors, entrepreneurs, corporates and technology teams, as well as government organisations. Applications close in April and finalists will be announced in May. 

Visit the website to find out more or apply as a startup. 


ATSE National Technology Challenges Dialogue

Date: Wednesday 14 June 2017
Venue: Room Three Sixty, Queensland University of Technology, 21 Gardens Point Rd, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Cost: $450

The 2017 ATSE National Technology Challenges Dialogue: The Crisis in Ageing will explore the health challenges of Australia’s ageing population.

Entrepreneurs, decision makers, government officials, researchers, academics and business leaders will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and together explore:

  • The role of technology in active ageing
  • Leap-frog technologies: looking into the future of health technology
  • Opportunities and challenges of the shift towards personalised healthcare
  • Using technology to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate the challenges of the evolving health sector

The Dialogue will examine if health technology can help Australia rise to the challenge of adapting to the ageing face of the nation, in order to mitigate issues of rising and shifting healthcare costs and needs.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Ian Frazer, Ambassador and Chair of TRI Foundation Board, Chair of MRFF
  • Professor Hugh Bradlow, ATSE President
  • Dr Priscilla Rogers, Senior Manager of the Cognitive Health & Life Sciences Research Team, IBM Research

The Dialogue will provide an opportunity for interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral discussions between clinicians, entrepreneurs, decision makers, government officials, researchers and business leaders.

Visit the website or contact Milla Mihailova from ATSE for more information.


RACI Centenary Conference

Date: 23-28 July 2017
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Centenary Congress will bring together several thousand delegates from across the breadth of the chemical sciences and technologies. The Congress will encompass the RACI National Centenary Conference, the 17th Asian Chemical Congress (17ACC) which is the biennial gathering of the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies, Carbon 2017 (The World Carbon Conference), Chemeca (Australian and New Zealand Federation of Chemical Engineers Conference), AIMECS17 (The Asian Federation of Medicinal Chemists’ Conference), ACCC6 (The Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry), GSC8 (8th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry), Elsevier's Tetrahedron – an Asian seminar, and the Asian Hub for e-Drug Discovery (AHeDD) conference.

The RACI Centenary Congress Organising Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for presentation within any of the RACI Centenary Congress partner conferences. Submissions are sought for oral and poster presentations and can be made here

Visit the website to find out more or register here.