Event description

The AgTech Hackathon connects tech talent to primary industries in New Zealand.  Together creatively and collaboratively creating on-farm opportunities and solving challenges by combining farmers’ practical knowledge with experts in computer programming.

Are you looking to develop solutions for the primary industries biggest challenges and gain real world experience at the same time? If you’ve got knowledge or skills in, hardware & software engineering, mechatronics, computer science; or an interest in agriculture, horticulture or forestry, then don’t miss this opportunity to put your talent to the test.

Meet an entire ecosystem of innovators, experiment with the latest technology and explore employment opportunities in the primary industries.

Launched during NZ AgriFood Week, the Hackathon is designed to not only help solve problems, but enable a connection and conversation between our rural and urban communities.

The Hackathon was collaboratively founded by Microsoft, BCC, Manawatu-Rangitikei Federated Farmers, Accelerate 25, Future Institutes and New Zealand AgriFood Week.

Pre-register now at www.agtechhackathon.co.nz.

Check out this video for a glimpse into 2018’s AgTech Hackathon.