AgTechUCD promotes and accelerates early-stage startups and SMEs with disruptive innovations in Ireland and Europe in the AgTech, Agrifood, Veterinary and Equine sectors, as they build their innovative businesses into leading enterprises.
AgTechUCD delivers a suite of programmes and tailored support for startups, including:
- Innovation Days - generating solutions for the agricultural industry.
- Incubator - helping new startups to build out their business models.
- Accelerator - helping startups get customer and investor-ready, and scale globally.
Based at the UCD Lyons Farm, AgTechUCD offers the only on farm workspace hub to promote and accelerate agri-businesses and startups. AgTechUCD provides access to on-farm experimental facilities, allowing testing and trialling of products and services in a real-world environment. Startups also have preferred access to UCD food processing facilities, access to Venture Capital & Business Angels networks, mentoring, corporate partners, office and lab spaces, and much more.