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Food & AgTech

Plug and Play is building a world-class Food and AgTech ecosystem in South East Asia. Following the success of our Food innovation platforms in Silicon Valley, Brazil, Nanjing and North Dakota, we will illuminate technologies for partners in order to quicken the pace of innovation adoption across the region.

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Explore the Future of AgTech
Our vision in Thailand and the APAC region is to achieve a vibrant, growing, and sustainable food and agricultural sector across the entire food value chain.
 
From automation and robotics to connected livestock, discover the next generation of farming. We run three month accelerator programs twice a year boosting our startups through corporate business development, networking and pitch events, world-class mentorship, and the potential for investment.
Focus Areas
AgTech
  • Smart Farming/ Precision Ag
  • Carbon Neutrality
  • Crop Protection
  • Biofertilizers
  • Soil Sensing and Analysis
  • Seed Breeding/ Gene Editing
Biotechnology
  • Microbiome
  • Allergies
  • Prebiotics/ Probiotics
  • Personalized Nutrition
  • Enzyme/ Microbe Engineering
  • Therapeutics
Food  Packaging, Freshness & Safety
  • Traceability
  • Blockchain
  • Rapid Pathogen Testing
  • Foreign Object Detection
  • Real-time Monitoring
  • Preservation Technology
  • Antimicrobial
  • Anti-counterfeit
  • Shelf-life
  • Coatings
  • Smart/ Interactive Packaging
Livestock Technology
  • Alternative Feed
  • Animal Health
  • Livestock Monitoring
  • Early Disease Detection
  • Drug/ Vaccine Development
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
Ingredient Innovation
  • Proteins/ Cellular Ag
  • Functional Ingredients
  • Sweeteners
  • Enzyme/ Microbe Engineering
  • Fermentation
  • Textures, Colors, Flavors
Food Supply Chain
  • Food Waste
  • Automation
  • Blockchain
  • Smart Forecasting
  • Real-time Actionable Insights
  • Cold-chain Logistics
  • Asset Tracking & Distribution
Data Analytics
  • Consumer Sentiment
  • E-commerce Acceleration
  • Post-Purchase Behavior
  • Trend/ Market Insight Analysis
  • Product Lifestyle Management
  • Interactive/ Personalized Marketing
Program Timeline:
Selection Day
Feb / Aug
Focus Week 1
Mar / Sep
Focus Week 2
Apr / Oct
EXPO
May / Nov
Some of our Food & AgTech startups
Program Highlights

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How Does Last Mile Traceability Help Oil Palm Producers Achieve Sustainability Goals?

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DiMuto and OPAL Announce Agrifood Fintech Partnership to Tackle Trillion Dollar Global Trade Finance

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Hydroponics startup Babylon Micro-Farms raises $3m seed capital for US expansion

Apply to be part of our Food & AgTech program in Thailand!
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