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The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, has opened online applications for the 2020 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. In its sixth year, the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge is a national business competition for U.S. food and agriculture startups. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. @f3techMD...

Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project. Proposed Phase I projects should prove the scientific or technical feasibility of the approach or concept. Projects dealing with agriculturally related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all SBIR topic areas. USDA SBIR's flexible...

Smart Farming is a development that emphasizes the use of information and communication technology in the cyber-physical farm management cycle. New technologies such as the Internet of Things and Cloud Computing are expected to leverage this development and introduce more robots and artificial intelligence in farming. Source: Big Data in Smart Farming – A review - ScienceDirect...

The Maryland teams are among the winners of the U.S. Economic Development Administration's i6 Challenge. JHTV is planning to bolster the digital health community, while Eastern Shore is continuing work supporting startups in farm, fish and food. @f3techMD #maryland #innovation #agriculture Source: Johns Hopkins, Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center win federal grant...

GROW is a new AgriFood Technology Accelerator located in Singapore and launched by AgFunder, the online venture capital investor and Rocket Seeder, the Australian agrifood accelerator. ​GROW provides a unique value proposition to local, regional and international agtech and foodtech startups and will support growth in the Singapore and ASEAN agrifood ecosystem ​Food security is an important...