GrainInnovate may invest in startups developing unique solutions to industry challenges through novel technology including software, hardware, biologicals, new genetics or new business models relevant to Australian grain growers.

GrainInnovate’s mandate is fully aligned with the grains industries trends and grower priorities through GRDC's Research, Development & Extension Plan 2023-28.

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Our main focus areas include:

  • Controlling weed, pest and diseases, and boosting biosecurity
  • Optimising crop nutrition and soil health
  • Delivering step changes to soil and water productivity
  • Unlocking plant potential
  • Transforming efficiency of input use
  • Adding value to the crop to increase margins
  • Lowering post-farm gate costs
  • Supporting sustainable, responsible production systems.