CEAT EvokeAG 2022 Travel Grant



The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology is partnering with AgriFutures to bring six researchers from ANU to the country’s biggest agri-food tech event in Sydney on 14 and 15 March 2022. evokeAG will bring the agri-food innovation community together at The Grounds of Alexandria, nestled in the heart of Sydney, delegates will explore what’s next in agri-tech and food innovation.

Six award recipients selected from ANU researchers and postgraduate students will get the chance to immerse themselves in the innovative agri-food tech on display at the event, connect with industry leaders and explore the hot topics and conversations happening in the global agricultural space, including how research in a number of fields (biology, remote sensing, 3D modelling etc.) can help tackle agricultural challenges.

The program for the event includes a day of workshops on the 14th and the evokeAG conference on the 15th followed by an evening of networking.

This is an excellent opportunity to build connections in the agri-tech sector, listen to successful entrepreneur’s stories, and find out about potential sources of funding.

Successful applicants will receive a delegate ticket to evokeAG valued at $580 each, and their travel and accommodation costs will be reimbursed up to $1,000. 

The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology is committed to equal opportunity, and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and identities to apply. This opportunity aims to gather innovative researchers with an interest in agriculture to connect, collaborate and grow their networks at the Asia-Pacific’s largest agri-food tech event.

Please note this opportunity is only open to ANU researchers and postgraduate students.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicants must be current ANU researchers and postgraduate students.
  2. Applicants must have interest in practical applications of research to solve agri-sector challenges.
  3. Applicants must be willing to participate in communication and marketing activities, such as being named as a recipient, appearing in photos and/or videos, writing a guest blog post and/or doing a short Twitter takeover, as well as additional marketing activities as requested by CEAT.

Sponsorship inclusions

1. EvokeAG ticket (value $580). 2. Reimbursement for travel and accommodation up to $1,000.
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Eligibility Criteria

1. This opportunity is open to researchers – including postgraduate students. To be eligible for this opportunity applicants must either be employed or studying as researchers at The Australian National University. 2. Applicants must have interest in practical applications of research to solve agri-sector challenges. 3. Applicants must be willing to participate in communication and marketing activities, such as being named as a recipient, appearing in photos and/or videos, writing a guest blog post and/or doing a short Twitter takeover, as well as additional marketing activities as requested by CEAT.

Closing date and submission

Completed Expressions of Interest forms need to be submitted by close of business Friday 28 January 2022.

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The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology is an initiative of The Australian National University, CSIRO and the ACT Government.