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Asia Food Bowl™

Shaping the food bowl of Asia

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Advancing regional food resilience agendas through innovative technologies

GROW's Food Bowl™ programme aims to help regional agrifoodtech startups fast track their growth trajectory and commercialize novel technologies specifically relevant to food security agendas in Asia.

By forming a cohort of local and regional startups addressing the food security challenges and opportunities highlighted by the current COVID-19 pandemic, our bespoke virtual accelerator programme allows for the local agrifoodtech ecosystem to make a change together.

Why register?

Expert mentorship and coaching

Expert mentorship and coaching

Customer validation

Customer validation

Product testing & development

Product testing & development

Pitch to investors

Pitch to investors

Areas of Interest

We are focused on startups with agrifoodtech solutions to key markets in Asia Pacific, including but not limited to:

  • Digital supply chains

  • IOT & precision agriculture

  • Traceability

  • Quality & safety

  • Aquaculture

  • Waste valorisation and reduction

  • Alt proteins: plant-based, cellular, novel

  • Personalised nutrition

  • Food for health & wellness

  • Functional foods

  • Data analytics & decision support

  • Automation

What to expect

IGNITE

  • Business design
  • Lean startup 
  • Growth strategy 

INVEST

  • Fundraising strategy
  • Pitch narrative and skills
  • Data room and financials

IMMERSE

  • GROW’s agrifoodtech ecosystem
  • Singapore as a launchpad and gateway to Asia
  • Introductions to network 

Anticipated commitment

While we expect consistent participation to get the most out of your programme experience, we also realise that running a startup is a full time commitment. Our programme sessions are several hours per week of formal activities which are designed to complement and fast-track the work you are doing to accelerate your business.

Alumni

Food Bowl 2020

Augmentus

Singapore

Developed the world's first full stack, code-free robotic automation platform that allows even non-technical operators to develop autonomous robotic systems.

Food Bowl 2020

CocoPallet

Netherlands

Fully circular, bio-based, 100% wood free, export pallets made from coconut husk waste.

Food Bowl 2020

CRUST Group

Singapore

CRUST turns unsold food from local HORECA businesses into co-branded food and beverage products for resale everywhere from supermarkets to hotel groups.

Food Bowl 2020

DiMuto

Singapore

Combining IoT with proprietary blockchain platform to digitize consumer products at all stages of the supply chain to achieve end-to-end trade visibility for suppliers and customers.

Food Bowl 2020

Fortuna Cools

Philippines

Seafood and produce market cold chain solution using sustainable and durable antimicrobial, biodegradable coconut husk coolers.

Food Bowl 2020

InvertiGro

Australia

Rapidly build and integrate indoor farming capabilities into existing business models through a unique modular ‘micro-grid’ model, digital ecosystem software and patented crop recipes.

Food Bowl 2020

ListenField

Japan

Through its FarmAI app, ListenField harnesses precision technology to give farmers actionable data for making the right decision at every stage of the growing process.

Food Bowl 2020

LLEAF

Australia

Harnessing the power of sunlight to increase crop yield of rooftop farms at virtually zero cost.

Food Bowl 2020

Mi Terro

United States

Redefining the circular economy by upcycling animal-based and plant-based agricultural wastes into substitutes for microplastic in the food, home care and fashion industries.

Food Bowl 2020

Organic Tech Holdings

Australia

The first company in the world to launch a platform designed to unlock the full potential of protein supply from previously ignored sources to create a truly 360 degree circular economy.

Food Bowl 2020

SingCell

Singapore

A Singapore-based CDMO provider leveraging patented A*STAR technology to assist cultured meat companies get to market faster.

Food Bowl 2020

Smoocht

Singapore

Smoocht is Singapore’s first “r’ice cream” maker, delivering delicious, plant-based dessert options for a non-vegan audience.

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