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Innovation Challenges

Agrifood technology is broad and encompasses many different sectors. There are certain areas of agrifood tech that get more investment (e.g. drone based precision ag) than others. We're glad to see those areas attracting attention, but we're concerned that other areas continue to be severely underinvested in. As such, we work with partners to hone in on specific opportunities and incentivize innovation in those spaces through the Open Innovation Challenge model.  The Innovation Challenge model provides non-dilutive funding, mentorship and other resources and support to advance agrifoodtech in underinvested areas.

Reach out if you're interested in getting involved in an ongoing Innovation Challenge, or if you've got ideas for the next Innovation Challenge area.

Soy Innovation Challenge 2022

Sustainable Agtech Challenge

Soy Innovation Challenge 2020

Manure Challenge

Aquaculture Challenge

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