AgTechUCD Innovation Centre

Promoting and Accelerating early-stage startups in Ireland and Europe

About AgTechUCD

AgTechUCD promotes and accelerates early-stage startups in Ireland and Europe in the #AgTech #FoodTech #VetTech and #BioAgTech sectors, by supporting the #Startups as they build their innovative businesses into leading enterprises. AgTechUCD delivers a suite of programmes and tailored support for startups, including:

  • Innovation Days - corporate open innovation challenges, generating solutions for the AgTech Industry.
  • Incubator - helping new startups with innovative ideas to build out their business models
  • Pre-Accelerator - helping startups to get customer and investor-ready.
  • Accelerator - helping startups to scale globally, secure investment and revenue growth.

Based at the UCD Lyons Farm, AgTechUCD provides start-ups with access to on-farm experimental facilities, allowing testing and trialling of products and services in a real-world environment.  Startups will also have preferred access to UCD food processing facilities, access to Venture Capital & Business Angels networks, mentoring, corporates' partners, office and lab spaces, and much more.

‘AgTechUCD accelerating the development of the AgTech innovation ecosystem in Ireland and beyond’

Programmes & Activities

Click on the links below to find out more about the Programmes on offer.

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Subscribe to AgTechUCD Newsletter & Monthly Webinar

Register your details to be invited to our Monthly ‘Inside AgTech’ webinar where we will feature interviews with experts and thought leaders on the latest trends and current topics of interest in AgTech, FoodTech, VetTech and BioAgTech Sectors.

Contact Us

Niamh Collins


AgTechUCD Innovation Centre

tw: @AgTechUCD


AgTechUCD Partners