Winetech and the SA Innovation Summit, have launched a competition for agritech startups developing innovative solutions addressing key issues confronting wine producers.
The finalists of the competition will go through to the Winetech Pitching Den where they will pitch their startups to a panel of judges at the annual SA Innovation Summit, which will take place in Cape Town on September 11-13 2019.
The startups will receive exposure to investment opportunities and channels to market, providing them with the opportunity to transfer their innovations to more than 650 wine producers in the country. The winner will also be provided with incubation and acceleration to fast-track their company.
The competition will focus on the following areas:
- climate change;
- water reclamation and resourcing;
- machine learning,
- AI and big data;
- and any other areas which increase efficiency, profitability and environmental sustainability.
DEADLINE: June 9 2019