THE FUTURE FOOD ASIA PLATFORM
The Future Food Asia Platform aims to accelerate open innovation in AgriTech and FoodTech across Asia Pacific, with the goal to catalyze and align an ecosystem to cope with the challenges of food.
CORPORATE & INNOVATION PARTNERS
SECTORS OF INTEREST
Soil & Crop Technology
Companies developing agrochemical and biological inputs, seed and crop-related technologies.
Animal Health & Nutrition
Companies developing nutritional products and health solutions for agriculture livestock and aquatic organisms.
Companies farming aquacultural organisms and developing related edible products. Companies cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions.
Waste & Water Technology
Companies developing technologies that either manage and use water for agriculture more efficiently, or help minimize and better manage waste in food and agriculture value chain, or transform agriculture and food waste into value-added products.
Biomaterials & Biochemicals
Companies generating chemicals and materials from renewable resources, i.e. biomass. This includes processes to convert or fraction this biomass. The products from such processes can be used as food, feed ingredients, pharmaceuticals, microbes or non-ag materials.
Decision Support Tech
Companies developing software to collect and analyse data, improving decision-making process in agriculture production.
Smart Equipment & Hardware
Companies leveraging sensors, connected devices or non-robotic machines and Internet of Things in the agriculture value chain.
Drones & Robotics
Companies building drones and robotics to specifically address agricultural production.
Companies developing farming operations and supporting technologies that enable indoor food production.
Companies building e-commerce platform to connect farmers to various stakeholders across the agrifood supply chain, ensuring better matching of supply and demand
Companies delivering food to consumers from farms directly, in a way that streamlines the supply chain. This excludes B2C food e-commerce companies.
Companies offering and/or facilitating financial services dedicated to the agrifood value chain, ensuring better financing and better risk management.
Food Safety & Traceability
Companies tracking food or ingredient production, or bringing new ways to avoid and detect food-borne diseases, therefore reducing food safety concerns.
Novel Ingredients & Processing
Companies developing new ingredients or bringing ways to process food and ingredients, improving their nutritional value, flavour, functionality and bio-availability. Also includes packaging-related innovation addressing these objectives.
Companies producing alternatives to the traditional animal proteins derived from livestock farming. This includes algae, yeast, insects and cultured proteins.
Companies developing efficient, scale-able and economical processes and technologies to enrich staples by adding nutrients
Smart Manufacturing Technologies
Companies proposing ready-to-commercialize smart manufacturing solutions ensuring better automation, digitalization and integration of agrifood-related manufacturing processes.
Smart Packaging Solutions
Companies developing packaging solutions that store, sense, compute and wirelessly communicate information and intelligence to ensure better transparency of the agrifood value chain.
A first-of-its-kind platform for AgriTech and FoodTech innovations in Asia Pacific
Partner with multinationals, governments, start-ups and research teams, to build an integrated innovation network for the sector
We assist start-ups innovating and disrupting our food value-chain connect with corporations, investors, media, advisors and government agencies across the region.
STARTUP ELIGIBILITY FOR PLATFORM:
- Operates within the 18 Future Food sectors of interest
- Technology beyond proof-of-concept
- Preparing to raise Series A
- Capital invested to date approx. USD 100 K
- Team has good English proficiency
- Existing operations in Asia Pacific
Invaluable exposure to multinational companies
Meet targeted investors and strategic partners
Part of an sectoral integrated innovation network
BENEFIT TO PLATFORM PARTNERS
BOOST GROWTH STRATEGY
Accelerate business growth through corporate innovation and investing the latest innovations
A novel way to transform the way your employees approach innovation and product development
Mentor and collaborate with talented entrepreneurs in your industry and lead advocacy initiatives
BUILD A RELEVANT REGIONAL NETWORK
Join a regional network of mentors, entrepreneurs, sector leaders and investors