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Producers must be at the centre of industry innovation

We want agrifood tech and innovation solutions to solve real problems and deliver real industry benefit.


So we put producers at the centre of our innovation process and empower them to participate and engage.

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Emma Ayliffe - Yacker

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What we do

We help build agrifood tech and innovation solutions that deliver commercial benefit and industry impact across agrifood, fibre, fisheries & aquaculture

By supporting more producers to collaborate with agrifood tech developers and innovators to fast-track the development, commercialisation and uptake of agrifood solutions. 


Current Programs- Open for applications

Farmers2Founders runs multiple national, state based, regional and sector specific programs each year. Learn more about the current programs that are open for applications. 


Flagship Programs

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Farmers2Founders is the largest venture creation platform in Australia. In addition to our state, regional and sector specific programs we also run our national flagship programs each year. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date on when programs will be open for applications.



Farmers2Founders Journey Starter Online is the first step in our program pathways. It is a self-paced online course that will help you to progress your idea/concept further and is a pre-requisite for the Hatch Program.

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A 6-week program where your ideas are hatched and validated. It will help you to get started, work out whether your idea is worth pursuing and what to do next. 

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A 8-week program to support those individuals and teams to take the next step in your entrepreneurial journey by turning your ideas into a real business.


The F2F Harvest Accelerator is a  5-month program to equip high potential agrifood businesses with the capabilities they need to scale into national and international markets.

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Our Entrepreneurship Pathways

Farmers2Founders is unique- no one else in Australia offers a fully integrated program pathway that helps individuals and teams from idea validation through to business growth and international commercialisation- and facilitate collaboration across the agrifood ecosystem.


 We support proactive, innovative Australian producers to collaborate with tech developers, researchers, entrepreneurs, students and industry to create and scale agtech, foodtech, and value-added food ventures.


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Some of our partners

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Pip and Skeet Lawson

The Pinaroo Farmer

F2F success stories

The Pinaroo Farmer

Lentil flour producer

Following Pip’s participation in the F2F Ideas Program #2, she launched her first product at the beginning of July 2020 direct to consumers via an online shop who were looking for a new flour that is gluten-free, nutrient dense and versatile.

Increased sales of lentil flour to 2.5tonnes

Increased stockists from 4 to 7

Employed 2 full-time staff and resigned from off-farm job

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Meet the F2F team

Industry-leading experts to help you turn your ideas into commercial solutions. Learn more about the team here

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Dr Christine Pitt

Skye Raward

Peter Crane

Claire Pink

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Matt Anderson

Darryl Lyons

Laura Earl

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Tamara Simpson

Britta Marsh

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