60+ Pioneering Start-Ups Will Showcase Breakthrough AgTech Solutions at World Agri-Tech in San Francisco

As climate change increasingly impacts the stability and security of food production and distribution, discovering scalable solutions that build resilience in today’s agriculture system is essential.

LONDON, MONDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2024: World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, the flagship event for the global agtech ecosystem, is set to respond to these pressing issues on March 19-20 at the Marriot Marquis in San Francisco.

Through innovation showcase, investment opportunities, and targeted networking, the summit facilitates critical partnerships between innovators, investors, and corporates.

During pitches and dedicated exhibition, 60+ start-up and scale-up companies will exhibit their solutions tackling a range of agricultural challenges.

Spanning a whole floor of the Marriott Marquis, the Start-Up Arena features a dedicated exhibition and pitching stage. The following hotshots behind ready-to-scale solutions will pitch their breakthrough solutions and strategies on stage:

Crop Protection, Genomics and Biotech Innovations: Calice Biotech, GRA&GREEN, Nat4Bio, Ohmic Biosciences and Alora present solutions to advance crop protection, sustainable practices, and plant nutrition through cutting-edge biology and next-generation delivery mechanisms.

Next Generation Platforms, Marketplaces, AI, and Advanced Monitoring Tools: Discover how Agronnect, Agriful Software, Compass Ag, Beefutures, Root Applied Sciences, Farmevo.ai, Grape.ag, Insect Eavesdropper and EX-Fusion are reshaping fintech, agronomic platforms and monitoring.

AI-Driven Cultivation and Next-Gen Crop Nutrition & Protection: Learn how Agwa, Ceragen, TOWING, Anvigen, GroPro, Silvec, TRIC, UpTerra, Invasive Species Corp, Varada Ag, and Quorum Bio are leveraging AI for autonomous vegetable cultivation and engineering microbials for crop nutrition and soil health.

New for 2024: Scale-Ups: From Nitricity's partnership with Olam Food Group, to Interstellar Labs' flowers grown on the moon, meet 13 founders successfully navigating today's funding landscape in the exhibition: Switch Bioworks, Clean Crop Technologies, Napigen, Interstellar Labs, Nitricity, Pluton Biosciences, Biogea, Concerto Biosciences, Nanomik Biotechnology, AgZen, AMOS Power, Avalo, Solena, Zayndu, Farm-ng and NAX Solutions.

Cultivating agtech talent, regional hubs and incubators will showcase cohorts from their portfolio:
Grow NY presents Hypercell, Mycologic and Ascribe Bioscience, three recent winners of its $1M grand prize pitch competition, open to international food and ag tech start-ups ready to innovate and scale-up in New York state.

Natural Products Canada introduces its pick of best-in-class Canadian agtech start-ups Aplantex, Biosun, Index Biosystems, Lucent Biosciences, Soligenic Technologies, Bionorth Solutions, Biopolynet and Nature Recombined Solutions.

AgLaunch brings Holganix, Sentinel Fertigation and GenoTwin, each handpicked by farmers to partake in its accelerator program.

Intelinair and Ucrop.it will take the stage as successful examples of AgroStart by BASF platform, advancing start-ups focussed on digital agriculture.

Australia's SparkLabs Cutiv8 will spotlight homegrown start-ups Arugga, Nutrivert, Zetifi, FutureFeed and CleanEyre Global from their alumni network.

Business France's La French Tech will showcase prominent French scale-ups, Naio Technologies, Javelot, Sencrop and Innovafeed as they share their journey and explore the innovation being driven in the region.

Visit the World Agri-Tech website for full details of each start-up's technology and specialized areas, plus funding rounds to date.

The full summit program, with details of its 100+ speaker faculty and delegate registration, is available at worldagritechusa.com. Pre-summit networking launches on March 4 for delegates, speakers, start-ups and exhibitors to connect ahead of the summit and schedule meetings in their busy itineraries.

About World Agri-Tech
Organized by Rethink Events, the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit series in San Francisco, London, São Paulo, and Dubai is renowned globally for its focus on start-ups, ecosystem building and investment. The World Agri-Tech program raises the profile of new agtech entrepreneurs and connects them with potential investors and corporate partners among its 2,500 strong global audience. The full program with the leading speaker faculty, start-up details and delegate registration is available at www.worldagritechusa.com. Rethink Events is a WilliamReed company.

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