Agritech Activator


Supporting the sector

Online tools

  • Agritech Support Explorer

    Designed to help agritech businesses navigate the rapidly evolving funding and support landscape with easy-to-access and tailored information.
  • Agritech Knowledge Hub

    Explore the world of agritech innovation in New Zealand with this comprehensive database of technology businesses developing agritech solutions.
  • Funded Projects Register

    Explore the projects that have been previously funded by Callaghan Innovation, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, AGMARDT and Ministry for Primary Industries in support of New Zealand innovation and economic development.


  • Scale for global growth.

    Scale for Global Growth

    Helping New Zealand agritech businesses rapidly pursue commercial success in international markets through fundamental capability development and an export focussed outlook.
  • Global Signals workshops & expertise.

    Global Signals Workshops & Expertise

    Developing the agritech industry comfort and use of foresighting, and how to integrate these insights into business planning.
  • Farm2050.


    A Nutrient Technology Trialling study that aims to identify, validate and demonstrate, at scale, promising nutrient-management technologies across multiple farm/crop systems.
  • Controlled environment agriculture.

    Controlled Environment Agriculture

    Exploring and supporting the development of market opportunities for emerging technologies used in vertical farming or indoor agriculture operations.
  • Remote Sensing Technology.

    Remote Sensing Technology

    Standing up an ecosystem of tech companies, researchers and sector support services around the operators of drones, satellites or aircraft used in the agriculture sector.
  • Finistere Aotearoa Fund.

    Finistere Aotearoa Fund

    Launch of the Specialised Agritech Venture Capital Fund, a $40 million joint between New Zealand Capital Growth Partners and Finistere fund to help address investment gaps across the agritech sector.

Powering New Zealand’s natural innovators