Viewing posts from: September 2017

Tech Futures Lab partners with The FoodBowl

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Tech Futures Lab and The FoodBowl have partnered up to provide access to practical knowledge and expertise on food technology and innovation through the Master of Applied Practice – Technological Futures. This new partnership complements the recent partnership between Tech Futures Lab and Lincoln Hub to provide an optional agritech focus to candidates enrolled in the November 2017 intake of the programme. Candidates will gain access to a diverse network of industry leaders and first-hand experience in the future of the food and beverage industry.

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Leaf-Recognition Technology: Agriculture Digs Into Artificial Intelligence

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On Midwestern fields and in research greenhouses, agricultural giants like Monsanto Co. and BASF SA are teaching machines how to farm.

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Merck Expands Celonic’s Upstream Capabilities with Mobius(R) Single-use Bioreactors

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Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that Celonic AG, a Swiss contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), is upgrading its manufacturing facility with five of Merck’s Mobius(R) single-use bioreactors.

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$20m fund for the future of farming

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A National Government will partner with farmers and growers to develop new farming technology and practices that lift productivity and further reduce farming’s environmental footprint, Primary Industries spokesperson Nathan Guy says.

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A New Zealand agritech startup helping US potato farmers just listed on the ASX

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A tech company that helps farmers improve crop yields will list on the Australian Securities Exchange on Tuesday.

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NZ potato-tech company CropLogic drops 23pc on ASX debut

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Kiwi agtech play CropLogic’s ASX debut disappointed investors, finishing its first day down 23 per cent from its IPO price at 15.5c.

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BioScience Managers invests in REX Bionics

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Australian life sciences investment firm BioScience Managers has chosen a robotic exercise assist device (REX) as its first investment for the Biomedical Translation Fund.

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Tru-Test names Simon Mander as new chief executive

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Tru-Test Corp has hired Simon Mander to lead the agritech company as it looks to build earnings after a hard round of cost-cutting in response to last year’s dairy downturn.

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