The Pearse Lyons Accelerator
In 2016, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator was initiated to draw on the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation on which Alltech was founded. For three years, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator proved to be a successful launchpad for new technologies. The late-stage startup program provided valuable guidance for young ag-tech companies to find success and offered a window into the future of agriculture. As we look ahead to the next era of innovation and collaboration through The Pearse Lyons Cultivator, we invite you to explore the success that was achieved through the accelerator.
With more than 250 applications from 53 countries, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator selected 9 global startups challenging traditional thinking within the AgTech industry.
Harnessing natural enzymes to reduce the need for antibiotics in food and agriculture. Their Guided Biotics™ deliver precision control within complex microbiomes by selective removal of unwanted bacteria to support increased productivity
Using state-of-the-art cell culture techniques, a small sample of cells from an animal will be expanded by feeding these cells. When these cells have grown, they become the desired meat product.
In 2018, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator accepted four disruptive external ag-tech startups and 4 four internal startups for The Pearse Lyons Incubator. to go through the programme.
World’s most efficient system to produce protein: turning local food waste into protein-rich insects to feed animals. Their technology combines automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Locates your animals in the barn and detects heat and changes in rumination behavior. You can get alerts on PC, smartphone or tablet, making work much easier and more profitable.
Control the movement and grazing of your animals directly from your smartphone or using a schedule. Vence uses artificial intelligence to optimize rotational or strip grazing to maximize the yield of your land.
In 2017, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator brought together 10 highly disruptive startups from eight countries across the world.
Based on the premise that magnetic fields, applied under appropriate flow and fluid conditions, can influence the physical properties of spray fluid and facilitate more effective spray dispersion.
End-to-end farm management software is built in consultation with Aussie farmers and industry stakeholders to ensure they build the tools farmers want and the industry needs.