Plant Nutrition Startup Showcase
Montreal, CAnada | June 11-13




Present your plant nutrition innovation
at IFA 2019 for A $20,000 Prize

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) and Larta Institute under their Global Ag Innovation Network (GAIN), are proud to announce the Plant Nutrition Startup Showcase at the 87th Annual IFA Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada from June 11-13, 2019.

IFA’s Annual Meeting gathers more than a thousand executives from throughout the global fertilizer industry and other entities with an interest in plant nutrition.   

IFA and Larta Institute will select 7 cutting-edge innovative startups to present at a special Plant Nutrition Startup Showcase.  One Showcase presenter will win $20,000
All presenting companies will be provided with an exhibition space in a dedicated startup corner and complimentary passes.

Global Ag Innovation Network (GAIN) expands the the critical conversations within the food and ag space beyond Ag Innovation Showcase, and creates a community of influencers, investors, innovators, and entrepreneurs mobilized for change.

Who should apply?

Developers of products or services which offer “plant nutrition solutions,” e.g.

  • A product or service which improves the access of smallholders to either fertilizers or to fertilizer know how 

  • A product or service which improves diagnosis of soil and plant nutrient status and allows for the greater finetuning of fertilizer recommendations 

  • A product or service which enhances the efficacy of plant nutrition products, facilitates balanced and precise plant nutrition or enhances nutrient uptake of crops while minimizing nutrient losses to the environment  

  • A new fertilizer product, e.g. from recycled resources, or a non-fertilizer product, which enhances nutrient uptake  

  • A product or service which facilitates information flow related to plant nutrition to farmers, across the value chain, or to the final consumer 

Application closes
APRIL 12th @ 11:59PM PST