Wool Industry



In partnership with Farmers2Founders, Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI) are looking for innovative business ideas and concepts that solve a problem on farm or for the wool industry. 

If you have an idea, concept or you are an early-stage startup business that is addressing any of the following wool industry challenges we would like to hear from you.

Once you have submitted your idea, we will be in touch to chat through next steps and work out which of our entrepreneurship programs are best suited for you!

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Got an idea?

Are you a wool grower, tech developer, student, entrepreneur or research team with an idea or concept to solve a problem for the wool industry?

We are looking for ideas in the following areas (but not limited to):

  • Technology to improve wool identification and traceability

  • Improve shearing operations through increased efficiencies and technology adoption

  • Technology solutions to improve shearing preparation

  • New innovative wool processing and technologies to meet consumer demands around sustainability and environmentally conscious products and capture value for wool growers 


Annabelle Cleeland, Kawana Farming

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Scott Leslie, Sheepo

Still got questions?

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Submit your idea today!

Not sure where your idea fits? That's ok, we want to hear from you!

Current Programs- Open for applications

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