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Fruit and Leaves

Clean Technology Accelerator

Scaling solutions to drive sustainable impact


Our CleanTech Agri-Food Accelerator is a global, 6-month program designed to improve environmental sustainability across the agriculture and food value chain, accelerating the commercialisation of technology solutions.

The program commences with Week ZERO, a series of on-site workshops held in Orange, NSW. Participants primarily attend the remaining program virtually, reconvening in Orange for a final week in preparation for the Regional Showcase Event.

Program Benefits 


Investment worth up to $100,000


Co-working office space at The Global AgTech Ecosystem (GATE) among world class scientists


Access to a world class network of mentors and industry advisors


Introductions to top-tier venture capitalists, angel investors and entrepreneurial executives


Bespoke masterclasses, training, workshops, tours and events

Priority Areas 

Selection & Eligibility 

We are excited by start-ups working on CleanTech Agri-Food solutions in the areas of:

Climate Adaptability and Emissions

AI, ML and Data Capture

Natural Capital and Biodiversity

Energy Transition and Adoption

Automation and Robotics 


Animal Nutrition and Crop Health

The accelerator selection process is competitive and evaluates the start-ups potential impact, the team’s capabilities, and experience, as well as the feasibility and scalability of the business model.

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Address emissions challenges in agriculture and food production.

  • Have a working prototype or proof-of-concept

  • Be available for the onsite workshops in Orange, NSW

  • Committed to participating in all accelerator activities and events


The program delivered invaluable insights, partnerships, opportunities, and customers. It also helped us connect and develop relationships with strategic and financial investors.


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