Farmers 2 Founders 2021-22 Sponsorship


  • Project code: PRO-015338

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Sunday, June 27, 2021

  • Project completion date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

  • National Priority: AFI - AgriFood Innovation


Farmers2Founders helps build agrifood tech and innovation solutions that deliver commercial benefit and industry impact across agrifood & fibre.  This includes helping more producers to fast-track the development, commercialisation and uptake of agrifood tech and innovation solutions that deliver benefit at both individual farm business and industry level.  Activities include:

  • Starting and scaling more businesses across agrifood tech and value-adding that capture value back on farm
  • Accelerating the journey to commercialisation for agrifood tech and innovations that deliver measurable industry impact
  • Creating a large and visible community of innovative, progressive producers who actively collaborate with the broader agrifood tech and innovation ecosystem
  • Building a broad network of mentors, experts and partnerships regionally and nationally
  • Developing targeted communications to significantly increase awareness of the opportunities for producers to engage
  • Scaling the F2F program footprint (including via digital platforms) to increase the critical mass of innovative producers 
  • Ensuring recruitment & selection processes and program design engages those most likely to grow and create impact.


AgriFood Innovation

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