July 23, 2020
Plug and Play to launch new agtech programme in Thailand
Plug and Play Asia Pacific announced today that they will launch its first Southeast Asia's Food and AgTech Accelerator Program in Bangkok on July 29, 2020.
The programme is dedicated to scaling the world's most promising startups who can help address the current challenges across the food production value chain from farm to table.
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley. Since inception in 2006, its programmes have expanded worldwide to over 30 locations. Its Asia Pacific headquarters was established in 2010 in Singapore.
Plug and Play's Food and AgTech Accelerator Program in Thailand will connect leading corporations, governments, and investors with the Plug and Play ecosystem which hosts over 20,000 startups, with technologies ranging from Digital & Sustainable Farming, Feed & Animal Health, Food Processing, Microbiome, Personalized Nutrition, Supply Chain Logistics, Waste Reduction, Consumer Analytics & Retail.
"We are very excited to bring about a new innovation track in Food &AgTech after the success of our Smart Cities Program. We plan to source and engage the most innovative startups to digitally transform corporations and provide new opportunities for investments in the ASEAN region," said Shawn Dehpanah, EVP, head of Corporate Innovation APAC at Plug and Play.