Why Asia?

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Pivot East: A program to help scale your business into Asia

About this Event

Find out more about our exclusive program developed by global AgriFood/AgriTech impact accelerator GROW and leading incubator Farm491 to help UK and EU based startups and scale-up ventures capture the opportunity in Asia using Singapore as a gateway.

This induction into the Pivot East program will address the business opportunity for AgriFood/AgriTech in Asia and why Singapore is emerging as the “place to be” for AgriFood/AgriTech in the region.

Webinar Speakers:

UK Department of International Trade: Chris Horne will explain the UK government appetite behind supporting the AgriFood/Tech sector and discuss some of the challenges of operating abroad.

Enterprise Singapore: Why is Singapore the emerging place for AgriFood/Tech? Learn more about the Singapore agrifoodtech ecosystem.

BritCham Singapore: The British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore will give an exclusive insight into the business landscape. Nicole Wharfe will explain what retailers are looking for, how food services are developing and the investment opportunities available.

Who should attend:

Later stage scale-up ventures who are interested in expanding to overseas markets.

Pivot East is open to scaleups covering all AgriFood/AgriTech sectors from land-based agriculture to fisheries to supply chain solutions. We would like to welcome those involved in (but not limited to) the following industries:

  • Aquaculture
  • Animal welfare
  • Climate change solutions (net-zero farming)
  • Alternative protein sources
  • Functional food
  • Controlled environment agriculture
  • Precision agriculture
  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Data platforms
  • Sustainable materials
  • Food provenance
  • Food traceability and assurance
  • Smart food systems

About the organisers:

GROW is an ecosystem catalyst established to advance innovation, sustainability, and resilience in the agrifood system. We’re on a mission to inspire and accelerate extraordinary founders who are developing technology solutions that deliver positive impact for people, place, and planet. Supported by Enterprise Singapore, GROW is backed by AgFunder, a leading venture investor in the agrifoodtech sector.

Farm491 is a leading UK-based technology incubator and innovation space focused on the future of farming and food systems. Based at the Royal Agricultural University, Farm491 supports entrepreneurs as they advance their businesses with potential for impact in the agricultural sector.