55 innovators from around the globe will pitch, share their stories and showcase their tech at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in London this September 26-27.

Start-Up Arena: Exhibition and Pitching Programme

Start-ups take over a whole space with dedicated pitching stage and start-up booths in the Start-Up Arena powered by ICL Planet Startup Hub.

Entrepreneurs will present their breakthrough solutions and strategies in themed pitching sessions:

  • Decision Support, Discovery Platforms & Automation: Start-ups Piatrika, TraitSeq, Muddy Machines, Agricom, Digifarm, Azend Technologies and Vitiport will pitch their technology redefining plant breeding, disease identification and hyper-efficient farming using discovery platforms, robotics, and automation.
  • Enhancing Crop Health & Resilience: Sugarox, Epigenetica, IBI-AG, Arugga, E-Terry and Pheronym pitch their solutions advancing crop protection and plant nutrition with biology and next generation delivery mechanisms

Leading international accelerators and incubators will introduce their cohorts to the stage and in the exhibition:

Australia’s Investment NSW will spotlight homegrown start-ups Agriscan, Connected Farms, Converte, Cypernex, Geora, Hillridge Technology, InvertiGro, LLEAF and Octopusbot and discuss the support Australia’s state government of New South Wales (NSW) provides to early-stage companies to grow and scale.

European accelerator EIT Food brings its scale-up portfolio companies ConstellR, OneThird, Kaffe Bueno, Cattle Eye, Fotenix and Smart Cloud Farming to explore investment strategies in building sustainable solutions across the agriculture sector.

Incubator Cultivator will be joined on stage by Canadian entrepreneurs at Vivid Machines, ChrysaLabs, Precision AI, Picketa, Groundtruth Ag, Small Robot Company, Lucent Biosciences, Vive Crop Protection, OneCup AI, BIonema, CultivateCI and Flox on stage for rapid-fire pitches and Q&A.

Main Stage Pitches

Featured on the main stage within the plenary program, eight more dynamic start-ups will field questions from investors in the popular daily Start-Up Showcase sessions.

  • Biocentis, Plantik, Healthycrop.world and Resurrect Bio pitch their solutions in next-gen breeding to investors at ICL Planet and Foodbytes by Rabobank on Day One.
  • Paul-Tech, ClearSKY Vision, Ant Robotics and AgriSound present solution in eco-monitoring and precision ag to investors at Syngenta Ventures and ECBF on Day Two.

Detailed start-up profiles at www.worldagritechinnovation.com/startups reveal how much each innovator has raised, and who they are keen to engage with at the summit.