AgTech

Challenge to find sustainable AgTech start-ups launched

Challenge to find sustainable AgTech start-ups launched

An international programme seeking start-ups with the potential to accelerate the agricultural industry’s transition to a net zero sector, was...

June 23, 2022

AgTech Ireland: A ‘thrashing machine’ would have been AgTech once

AgTech Ireland: A ‘thrashing machine’ would have been AgTech once

The relevance of AgTech in meeting climate targets within agriculture has been highlighted by chairman of AgTech Ireland and CEO...

June 22, 2022

Watch: Farmland – mastitis control and AgTech innovations

Watch: Farmland – mastitis control and AgTech innovations

This week’s episode of Farmland discusses mastitis control measures and the growing Irish AgTech sector, which is helping farmers to...

June 21, 2022

AgTech and Enterprise Ireland to run ‘agri-tech’ exports discussion group

AgTech and Enterprise Ireland to run ‘agri-tech’ exports discussion group

AgTech Ireland and Enterprise Ireland will run a series of discussion groups on exporting for agricultural technology companies, the first...

May 24, 2022

Agri-innovators urged to enter Innovation Arena competition

Agri-innovators urged to enter Innovation Arena competition

Enterprise Ireland’s Annual Innovation Arena Awards 2022 have today (Monday, April 11) officially been launched, as the competition physically returns...

April 11, 2022

Applications open to colleges for Macra technology award

Applications open to colleges for Macra technology award

Entries opened today (April 4), for students in Irish agricultural colleges to apply for the Macra na Feirme Farm Business...

April 4, 2022

Irish start-up reaches final of global accelerator programme

Irish start-up reaches final of global accelerator programme

Irish ag-tech company, Iamus Technologies, has been announced as a finalist in the THRIVE global accelerator programme, and is set...

March 21, 2022

Autonomous robot start-up among UCD AgTech winners

Autonomous robot start-up among UCD AgTech winners

Three companies – Cotter Agritech, ProvEye and Izario – have been announced as winners of University College Dublin’s (UCD) inaugural...

January 19, 2022

CattleEye secures $2.5 million seed investment to launch autonomous stock monitoring system

CattleEye secures $2.5 million seed investment to launch autonomous stock monitoring system

Belfast-based livestock monitoring technology company CattleEye has closed a $2.5 million (€2.1 million) seed investment round. The money has come...

September 14, 2021

From microbials to nanosatellites: Meet the 17 start-ups driving the agri-tech revolution

From microbials to nanosatellites: Meet the 17 start-ups driving the agri-tech revolution

The inventors behind 17 agri-tech solutions will present their ground-breaking technologies at this year’s virtual World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. The...

September 6, 2021

World Agri-Tech Summit announces start-up innovation challenge

World Agri-Tech Summit announces start-up innovation challenge

Entries are now open for the World Agri-Tech challenge for start-ups with innovative solutions to support sustainable agriculture. The World...

July 24, 2021

Farm automation ‘hackathon’ to generate ideas to make farm robotics safer

Farm automation ‘hackathon’ to generate ideas to make farm robotics safer

While the advancement of autonomous farm vehicles offers new economic and environmental benefits, their future growth also presents the new...

July 23, 2021

Ag-tech experts and growers to create prototype robotic lettuce harvester

Ag-tech experts and growers to create prototype robotic lettuce harvester

Work is underway in the UK to develop a robotic solution to horticultural labour shortages to help secure the harvest...

July 22, 2021

UCD launches new accelerator programme for agtech and foodtech start-ups

UCD launches new accelerator programme for agtech and foodtech start-ups

A new accelerator programme dedicated to early-stage agtech and foodtech start-up companies has been launched by University College Dublin (UCD)....

June 16, 2021

Agri-tech earmarked as pillar of NI’s post-pandemic ’10X Economy’ plan

Agri-tech earmarked as pillar of NI’s post-pandemic ’10X Economy’ plan

Agri-technology has been picked out as one of five pillars central to a new strategy to ’10X’ Northern Ireland’s economy....

June 2, 2021

Nine new CAFRE Dairy Technology Demonstration Farms appointed

Nine new CAFRE Dairy Technology Demonstration Farms appointed

Nine commercial Northern Ireland dairy farms have been selected to showcase how technology could solve common farm problems and boost...

May 18, 2021

Agtech Ireland: New body launched to represent the agtech industry

Agtech Ireland: New body launched to represent the agtech industry

Ireland has the potential to become “a real leader” in agricultural technology (agtech), as long as the “right ecosystem” is...

April 28, 2021

Innovation Strategy sets out plan for getting ag-tech on to NI farms

Innovation Strategy sets out plan for getting ag-tech on to NI farms

Big data, artificial intelligence and the transformative bio-economy are set to be prioritised for government support for Northern Ireland agriculture....

April 28, 2021