Call for entries: 2019 WineTech Pitching Den

The SA Innovation Summit has partnered with wine industry body, Winetech in search for innovators and disruptors – providing unique solutions and products which can be commercialized, to wine producers and the agri-tech industries.

The competition will focus on the following areas: climate change; water reclamation and resourcing; genetics; machine learning, AI and big data; and any other areas which increase efficiency, profitability and environmental sustainability.

The finalists of the competition will go through to the Winetech Pitching Den which will take place at the 2019 SA Innovation Summit, to be held in Cape Town.

Winners stand to receive investment opportunities in the form of venture capital or other funding and will be provided with linkages to market – allowing them to transfer their innovation to the over 650 producers of wine in the country. Further to that, they will also be provided with business and entrepreneurial incubation and acceleration to fast-track them and their products growth.

Submission of online pitch (open till 28 June) for competition entry can be found at this link (click).