Dr Mick Schaefer

Head of Research and Portfolio Operations

Mick has worked in and around Agriculture and AgTech as a research scientist for the past 10 years, with a broad interest in precision agriculture, farming systems, remote sensing and IoT. Prior to moving to Food Agility, for the past 3 years, Mick has been the Assistant Director and Science Team Leader of the Australian Plant Phenomics Centre at CSIRO in Canberra. He has a passion for applied research that has ‘real-world’ impact, connecting the dots between disparate research teams as well as business development and stakeholder engagement. As a result, Mick has built a large domestic and international network of peers and collaborators from both industry and academia.

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