The Agtech and Logistics Hub connects, creates and inspires a broad ecosystem of knowledge and technology solution providers to solve industries wicked challenges.

Open Innovation

Our Challenge Programs

Armed with the knowledge of the challenges faced by industry, a collaborative group of entrepreneurial companies and research organisations will work to solve the problems currently in the market. This is called Open Innovation – where industry problems are the inspiration in the creation of new technologies for the future.

Our first challenge will focus on the digitisation and automation of the agricultural supply chain to drive efficiencies and sustainability. We are seeking interest from startups, scaleups and technology providers and industry alike, to explore cutting edge collaborative opportunities.

For more information and application, please visit OUR APPLICATION PORTAL

The Service

Step 1:

Define the challenge – Industry led and clearly defined

Step 2:

Campaign and marketing

Step 3:

Engage with network of collaborators and solution providers

Step 4:

Idea selection and pitch event

Step 5:

Selection and implementation

Program Timeline - 5 -6 months

1. Planning workshops – 3 weeks

2. Challenge themes – 1 – 2 months

3. Open Innovation challenge – 2 – 3 months

4. Review – 1 – 2 weeks

5. Market implementation – To be negotiated and can be incorporated in the accelerator services

Accelerator Programs

The Agtech and Logistics Hub runs tailored mentoring programs for later stage startups, scale-ups and SMEs who have a product or service offering that is commercially viable. The program is for those seeking to connect to the Hub’s community and industry network to accelerate their go-to market activities in Queensland and beyond. 

The first accelerator will run from 31 January 2022 – 24 April 2022. For more information and application, please visit OUR APPLICATION PORTAL

Applications will open shortly.

The Program – 3-6 months

1. Find Innovation Solutions matched to themes

2. Intensive workshops and mentoring sessions

3. Pitch ready support

4. Exposure to corporate or capital partners

The programs can be personalised to suit corporate sponsors who would like to tailor their own delivery and engagement.

Innovation Concierge Services

The Agtech and Logistics Hub will offer the agribusiness supply chain access to innovative solution partners and their technologies. Entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs are discovered and presented on a monthly basis at our networking events. Our services include tailored sourcing services to help your business find the solutions and talent required to keep ahead of disruption.