Agersens has an exclusive licence to virtual fencing technology set out in two patents developed by the CSIRO – Australia’s largest research organization. Agersens has a close working relationship with CSIRO, undertaking a number of joint trials and collaborating to develop new initiatives to further enhance the virtual fencing system. More info
As a key partner in the virtual fencing program, Gallagher have been assisting in the technological development of the collar and base station.
AusIndustry, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Agersens is supported by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science through a commercialisation grant as part of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.
Virtual Herding Program
The Virtual Herding Program is managed by Dairy Australia. The partners are Meat and Livestock Australia, the Australian Wool Industry and Australian Pork. The research providers are University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, University of New England, CSIRO, and the Tasmanian Institute for Agriculture. Agersens is the commercial partner. It is funded by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources through the Rural R&D for profit fund.
University of Idaho
Agersens is closely working with the University of Idaho to continue trials and evaluation of the eShepherd virtual fence in rangeland environments within the United States