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This year the Royal Melbourne Show will feature a new program to promote and celebrate innovation within the food and agricultural industry, encouraging innovators from all industries to look at advancements in modern technology.

Aimed at inspiring people to share and learn about new ideas that could one day make a difference to agriculture, AgTech on Show is a chance to connect with over 450,000 people across a broad cross-section of the community including farmers, growers, producers, families, students and young adults.

RASV and SproutX will bring a world-class showcase of innovative ideas and solutions to Victoria during the 2018 Royal Melbourne Show.

National AgTech Challenge

AgTech on Show

Launched prior to the Show, the Challenge will invite contestants from around Australia to pitch new ideas.

Running over the 11 days of the Show in the Livestock Pavilion, showcasing the best of AgTech and food innovation including;

  • Competition entrants submit videos of their innovative and new AgTech and food innovation products and services.
  • The top 6 entries will pitch their idea at the National AgTech Challenge Finale
  • Winners will be announced at the annual Agri-Business Leaders Lunch
  • Displays and demonstrations of emerging products, technology, hardware and services.
  • Representatives from startups and successful corporates

DATES:  July – Sept 2018

DATES: 22 Sept – 2 Oct 2018

Show your support for the agricultural industry and importance of developing technology.

  • Grow awareness and involvement of the wider public in the agricultural industry
  • Generate solutions and support innovation
  • Gain national exposure and reach
  • Showcase your brand in front of over 450,000 people

To discuss exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact Jeanette Mayes 0412 272 255 or jeanette.mayes@rasv.com.au

Please download AgTech on Show flyer here

AgTech Challenge - entries closing 9 September

You are invited to pitch your ideas to help shape the future of agriculture in this exciting competition which will focus on new and emerging products, technology and hardware, and will run across two distinct phases.
Phase one is a call for general entries where entrants will need to submit a 2-3 minute video or attach a written submission to showcase their AgTech and/or food innovation product or service.
In phase two the top six entries will present their ideas in front of a panel of judges, industry representatives and Show attendees at the 2018 Royal Melbourne Show.
With valuable coaching services on offer and $4,500 in cash prizes to be won, it is time to submit your entry and bring your idea to life!


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