Save the date and meet us at the Future Agro Challenge Global Championships on March 15th, from 16.00 – 18.00 at the Plaza Mayor Convention and Exhibition Center (Salon 3), in Medellin, Colombia during the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC).

Future Agro Challenge (FAC) is the largest global competition that discovers innovate fundable food, agtech, and agriculture ventures from various corners of the globe addressing national, regional and global challenges.  FAC provides key tools and opportunities to help them grow their business and expand them into new markets.  FAC is working to make a difference on a global level by increasing interaction amongst agro innovators, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders by addressing national policies and challenges.

So far, in only 2 years of activations, FAC has over 40 countries from 5 continents and has received over 2.000 applications from startups all over the world. FAC has offered a podium to 20 startups to pitch their idea live in from of a global audience, while it has already awarded over 10 innovative startups with 500.000 € of private funding.

In 2015, the Global Winner of FAC 2014, was invited to the White House.

Meet this year’s finalists who not only have a great idea, but a business strategy ready for success! Each nation announced its winners between the months of November 2015 – January 2016.  In January, 10 finalists from different countries were selected to compete in Colombia at the GEC: Chile, Greece, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Russia and Sudan. One of these finalists will be entitled “Agribuisness of the Year”.

Agribusiness is critical to our future and the Future Agro Challenge has gone beyond a competition. Register to attend and learn more about FAC.

VACuCh336An antibacterial milk liner that mitigates Bovine Mastitis and reduces the amount of bacteria in milk.

A smart collar for cows designed to help farmers improve dairy herd health, optimize operations and boost milk yields, which has a positive impact on farmer incomes.