Australian national innovation organisation Farmers2Founders, created to help farmers turn their ag-tech ideas and products into a commercial success, is seeking 12 recruits for its 2020 program.
It was co-founded by Sarah Nolet (AgThentic) and Christine Pitt (Food Futures Company) to overcome a disconnect between farmers and tech developers and to encourage more producers to get involved in food, foodtech, and agtech innovation development.
The body aims to provide the funding, tools and coaching to help farmers commercialise their innovative ideas. Over 12 weeks Farmers2Founders helps producers work out if their business idea is worth pursuing. The program is largely remote with one in-person session to kick off the program.