Breaking the Silos for Agritech Innovation - Interview with AGtech Innovation Sandbox's Sylvain Moreno

Surrey EconomIQ Insights

14-04-2022 • 16 mins

Boosting agritech innovations to strengthen food security has been a major topic of discussion as global supply chain challenges are felt at local grocery stores. Pacific Economic Development Canada has recently invested $10 million into Simon Fraser University's AGtech Innovation Sandbox (AGIS), which brings together multiple regional academic institutions, government and industry to support businesses in scaling-up and commercialzing agritech innovations. Hear from Sylvain Moreno, AGIS's scientific director and a regional innovation leader, on how this program will be breaking barriers to bring new game-changing technologies to market and create quality jobs.