08 July 2019
Last week, the Government announced a pivot to Industry Transformation Plans. This is a new approach to industry policy, aimed at growing more innovative industries in New Zealand and lifting the productivity of our key sectors. According to MBIE, the plans will be industry led and Government supported. The new priority sectors identified are: Food/Beverage, Agritech, … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – Growing Innovation With Agritech"
19 June 2019
There are calls for New Zealand to be looking towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development goal when developing new technology. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller has just returned from major global tech conferences in the Netherlands and also met Dutch government leaders. He explained to Kate Hawkesby the goals were about making the world a healthier and safer … Continue reading "Graeme Muller: Tech companies should study UN sustainable goals"
Kiwi tech companies should study the United Nations sustainable development goals and position their solutions as ways to achieve them as there are millions of euros being invested in the next few years, leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller says.
13 June 2019
A three-year New Zealand agritech initiative designed to validate new technologies in nutrient analysis, delivery, efficient uptake, and environmental mitigation will be launched at the national Fieldays at Mystery Creek near Hamilton next Thursday.
06 June 2019
With the need to feed the world’s population of 9.8 billion people by 2050, AgritechNZ is looking at ways New Zealand can scale up its food production to meet the growing global demand.
15 April 2019
30 January 2019
Tauranga – New Zealand is going to take ownership of a new global agritech initiative, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Wren-Hilton has just returned from the US where he met a number of key AgritechNZ partners in Farm2050 which was set up to solve the global food challenge. ?By the year 2050, the global population will … Continue reading "NZ to take ownership of a new global agritech initiative"
Auckland – A pioneering arable farming tech trial is expected to make a quantum leap to help boost New Zealand’s primary export revenue. New Zealand has a low understanding of how the internet of things (IoT) can assist with farm management and sustainability and adoption of precision agriculture techniques also remains low.
29 January 2019
11 November 2018
New Zealand agritech companies are creating world-first technology to help feed the world and lead the way in their industry, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Technology is making life easier, from eco-friendly cars to faster software and tech improvements are benefitting Kiwis in everyday life, he says. “The same goes for agritech innovation such … Continue reading "World-first NZ tech changing the global agricultural landscape"
02 September 2018
San Jose, California – Leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller arrived back home from Silicon Valley today convinced New Zealand needs closer tech ties with Californian to help produce a thriving Kiwi economy. Muller, chief executive of NZTech, was part of a large New Zealand contingent which has been engaging with leading US agribusinesses and … Continue reading "Closer Californian ties crucial for NZ tech growth"