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Celebrating the Success of Croc Pitch – DIH’s Premier Pitch Contest

As we look forward to Croc Pitch 2024 in October, Darwin Innovation Hub (DIH) is immensely proud of the journey we've embarked upon since our inaugural Croc Pitch event in 2017. As a leading pitch contest for Australia’s North, Croc Pitch…
Export Award Spee3d AusNorth

Winners announced at the 2023 Chief Minister’s NT Export Awards

The achievements of the Territory’s top exporters have been recognised at the 30th Chief Ministers’ NT Export Awards held at Parliament House on 13th October 2023. The Northern Territory is a significant contributor to Australia’s national…
Agricultural Robotics

Croc Pitch winner’s psychology of robotics in industrial settings

In this episode of The Commercial Disco, Dr Amanda White chats with James Riley about the drivers that inform her journey from a psychological and technological standpoint to foster industry resilience, with particular reference to advanced…
Agricultural Robotics

Agriculture was Top Dog at Croc Pitch 2023
Croc Pitch Agricultural Robotics

NT News: Robotic mango harvester wins million dollar Croc Pitch 2023 first prize

A robotic mango harvester is tipped to revolutionise one of the NT’s largest industries after taking out the Croc Pitch 2023 prize for innovation along with the $1m winners cheque. Agricultural Robotics persuaded the Paspalis Innovation…
Croc Pitch Agricultural Robotics

Reshaping Northern Australia’s farming future through innovation

Agricultural Robotics aims to revolutionise mango farming and boost the Northern Territory economy, with the world's first robotic mango harvester. Dr Amanda White, Founding Director of Agricultural Robotics, and her team are driven by a…
Croc Pitch finalists

Croc Pitch Runners Up will benefit from Investment Ready grant

There was only one winner in the $1m 2023 Croc Pitch but that did not mean others went away empty handed. Now in its 5th year, Croc Pitch is Northern Australia's premier pitching competition for start-ups run by Darwin Innovation Hub.…

ABC Rural: Mango-picking robot snaps up $1 million in venture capital from Croc Pitch event in Darwin


Robotic Harvester snapped up in Croc Pitch challenge

A robotic mango harvesting solution that will revolutionise the industry and boost the northern economy was selected as the Croc Pitch 2023 winner receiving a million dollar investment from the Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund (PIIF). Agricultural…
Australian Blue export awards

Australian Blue Cypress wins Manufacturing and Advanced Materials Category at NT Chief Minister’s Export Awards 2022

Australian Blue Cypress (Kakadu Blue) is recognised as one of the winners at the Northern Territory Chief Minister’s Export Awards 2022. Last Friday, 7th October 2022 they received the Manufacturing and Advanced Materials Awards…
Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Grant Program

Energy Efficient Communities Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Grant Program

Last week, Tim Wilson, Assistant Minister to the Minister for Industry, Energy and Emission Reduction announced the release of program guidelines for the $19.9 million Energy Efficient Communities Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Grant…
Modern Manufacturing Initiative

Modern Manufacturing Initiative Round 2

Do you have a project that could help strengthen Australia’s manufacturing capability? New guidelines for Round 2 of the Translation and Integration streams of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative have been released to help shape your…