AgTech Symposium


Transforming the region

The AgTech Symposium has been organised by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEO) in the South East Region including Tipperary, Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford and Waterford in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland, Teagasc, Department of Agriculture, the Institutes of Technology, The Irish Farmers Journal, Agriforvalor, TSSG and industry.

Agri-Food and AgTech are recognised as key drivers of economic activity and job creation in
Ireland and this symposium will explore how the potential of AgTech in particular can be
maximised across the South & East and Mid-West Regions. The Symposium is funded
under the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs.

Symposium Topics

  • Future developments in AgTech in Ireland
  • How can the transfer of ready built technologies impacton the sector?
  • Opportunities for AgTech – an Innovation Fund, Accelerator?
  • The real impact of AgTech on the farm - hear it directly from the farmers

The event will also feature 4 afternoon breakout workshops:
Bio – Economy I Automation I Sensors I Engineering

July 5 2017
The Horse & Jockey Hotel,
Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Tickets €50