5-13 August 2017

Advance Queensland are funding a mission to Israel for up to ten Queensland-based agtech startups


The Mission

Applications are currently open for Queensland-based agtech businesses to join us on a partially-funded mission to Tel Aviv Israel from 5-13 August 2017, including meetings with Israeli entrepreneurs, accelerator programs and funders, and also educational workshops and networking events. This mission is targeting innovative companies who are export ready, and is being funded by Advance Queensland, delivered by Austrade and lead by Startup Catalyst. Included in the mission are international flights (departing from Brisbane), accommodation, events and meetings for one participant from each selected business.

  • Depart Brisbane on 5 August (make your own way to Brisbane)
  • Return arrival in Brisbane 13 August
  • Return economy international flights
  • 6 nights accommodation in Tel Aviv
  • Reception & networking events
Participants must also cover all other personal costs or out-of-pocket expenses including all meals, incidentals, visas, passports, travel insurance, equipment, and all other personal expenditure.

a curated and funded mission for up to 10 Queensland-based agtech companies, loaded with events, tours, meetings, and connections, and including return airfares, accommodation, some meals, transport & logistics


Why Israel?

Israel, also dubbed the Startup Nation, is a small country of over 8 million people — mostly immigrants — Israel is a political startup where survival instinct is part of the DNA. Israel has tapped into that to build one of the most robust startup ecosystems in the world, considered second only to Silicon Valley.  It has 6,000 active startups, 350 multi-national corporations R&D centres, has seen exits worth $9.2 billion and venture funding worth $4.8 billion in 2016.  [ read more ]

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/

Interested in joining the Mission to Israel?

applications close 18 June


Selection criteria

Up to ten individuals places are being funded by Advance Queensland for local, Queensland-based agtech companies to attend this mission. To be eligible to apply, companies must have a current ABN, have their primary business address in Queensland, be commercialising an agricultural-related technology product or service, and be export ready. The selection process starts with an online application, which is then reviewed by a panel of judges who rate and rank the applicants, followed by due-diligence checks, and final selection of the successful companies.

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