The Yield Lab has announced its cohort of eight companies selected to participate in the Global Aquaculture Challenge 2021.
The finalists will pitch their innovative technology solutions to an international audience of aquaculture experts and investors during a Grand Finale live webinar on Thursday October 7. The winner will be announced at the end of the webinar, with prizes including the opportunity to present at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit on October 19-20.
“Globally aquaculture desperately needs technology solutions to sustainably improve seafood production and supply chains. The Challenge is enhancing the investment readiness of eight innovative companies with potential great impact. Bespoke mentoring over six months acts to advance the science and commercialization in the global industry financially, operationally and sustainably. Come meet these companies at the finale on October 7.”
Larry Taylor, Co-Founder, THE YIELD LAB ASIA-PACIFIC
Grand Finale: October 7
Thursday October 7 (1pm UTC / 8am CDT, 2pm BST, 9pm SGT)
The inclusive webinar is free to attend, open to all, and interactive. Join live to enjoy the audience chat, support the innovators as they pitch, and see the winners announcement by The Yield Lab.
The Global Aquaculture Challenge cohort enjoys access to a six month accelerator program with The Yield Lab and its partners, featuring bespoke technical, business and go-to market mentoring.
The prize fund is worth over $1.6m USD, including cash and in-kind prizes (including the chance to present during the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit) and investor-facing opportunities. The prizes will be announced and awarded at the end of the Grand Finale live webinar on October 7.