Awards and Accolades
2022 NSW Sustainability Awards
ProAgni won the NSW Sustainability Awards for 2022 in the category of NSW Primary Industries and Regional Development Award.
2022 Australian Technologies Challenge
ProAgni won the Australian Technologies Competition for 2022 in the Food & Agribusiness category.
2022 & 2021 Beef Alliance Start-up Challenge
ProAgni reached the finals at the inaugural US Beef Alliance Start-up Challenge. The ten finalists pitched showcasing their efforts in developing sustainable, environmental and positive economic solutions specific to the cattle feeding industry.
2021 Most Innovative Companies
ProAgni, has earned the standing of No. 6 in the ‘Most Innovative Companies – Asia-Pacific’ category in the ‘Fast Company’s annual list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2021. The list honoured businesses that not only found a way to be resilient during 2020/21, but turned their challenges into impact-making processes. The 2021 MIC list featured 463 businesses from 29 countries.
Global ranking #158
2021 ‘FoodTech 500’
Inspired by the ‘Fortune 500’, the FoodTech 500, the world’s first definitive list of the global entrepreneurial talent at the intersection between food, technology, and sustainability. Over 2,000 applications were received from international AgriFoodTech companies (start-ups and scale-up companies) working across the whole food supply chain. ProAgni reached the ranking of #158
Gold Winner - Agricultural Innovation
2020 Edison Awards
ProAgni’s breakthrough in creating antibiotic-free livestock supplements and feeds took the gold in the 2020 Edison Awards, which recognise the best global innovation and innovators. ProAgni was named the global gold award winner for the Health & Wellness, Agricultural Innovation category for its ProTect™ solution, which maintains cattle and sheep health and aids weight gain during feeding without antibiotics.
National Winner - Agricultural Services
2020 Australian Small Business Champion Awards
“In a conservative industry, I am thrilled that our efforts to commercialise antibiotic-free and methane reducing livestock supplements, has been recognised Australia wide” Lachlan Campbell responded while taking the stage to receive this national award. "Our win last night, at the National Australian Small Business Champion Awards, is real validation for our cutting-edge Ag biotechnology"
Top 15 finalist
2020 Rabobank FoodBytes!
Lachlan Campbell presented for ProAgni at the RaboBank Foodbytes! international pitch event where he delivered a dizzyingly fast 3-minute ‘live’ pitch to secure a place in the finals. ProAgni were announced as one of the top 15 finalists, from a group of 340. The rewards from this event weren’t just being named as a finalist, but the introductions to targeted international investors and a dialogue that continued into 2021.
Top 11 Finalist
2020 Future Food Asia
“ProAgni® started 4 years ago with a simple question…How do Kangaroos thrive and survive in one of the harshest climates on earth? And how could we translate that to livestock?” These were Warren Les’s opening words, of our 10-minute virtual presentation, at the prestigious Future Food Asia 2020 conference. Click here to watch our 2020 presentation
2020 Slingshot Asia
The SlingShot Asia 2020 pitch competition offered ProAgni an opportunity to meet and to target Asian and international investors. After three rounds and a nail-biting final pitch, Were thrilled to be awarded as the top finalist in the FoodTech/AgriTech category. The Singapore Government awarded ProAgni with a $50KSG grant, for winning our category’s final. Click here to watch our presentation
2020 2nd Annual The Yield Lab Agtech Innovation Award
2020 Thrive Australia Agrifood
Thrive invests, accelerates and creates access for entrepreneurs to scale globally and work with leading corporations, start-ups, universities, and growers to solve the biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industry. ProAgni was named as finalists in their “2020 Global Initiative Australia Challenge’ competition. Click here to watch our presentation
Winner Agricultural Innovation
2020 NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Award
These awards recognise, encourage and reward the positive achievements of regional and rural people from NSW & ACT. ProAgni was named the winner of the ‘Prime Super, Agricultural Innovation Award’, showcasing the spirit of innovation through the application of technology & process improvement, maximising returns along the value chain, particularly where that value flows back to the primary producer. Our prize included $2K AUD air time on Prime7 TV.
Finalist, Outstanding New Product
2019 Carbon Cocky Awards
The trio that make up ProAgni, a NSW-based business – Lachlan Campbell, Fiona Soulsby and Robert Bell – say their goal is to remove antibiotics from the red meat food chain, “and make our children’s food safe”. Their recognition of a significant pain point for producers, that they could no longer supply their grain finished stock to large processors because of their use of products containing antibiotics or ionophores, saw them develop the unique feed supplement, branded ProTect AIF.
2018 Beef Australia 'Pitch in the Paddock'
A probiotic that could provide the feedlot industry with a $370 million boost took out the top award at Beef 2018’s ‘Pitch in the Paddock’. In this event, eight finalists pitched their start-up companies to a panel of judges and a packed audience. Feed additive company ProAgni won the top prize and received $5000 as well as a half-day mentoring session with KPMG partner Hamish Doley.