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SproutX names 2018 agtech accelerator startups

Image courtesy Darren Wolchyn
At an ‘Ignite Night’ event on 19 April SproutX unveiled the eight new startups in its 2018 agtech focused Accelerator program.
Each participant delivered a five minute pitch to an audience that swelled the Goods Shed at 710 Collins St Melbourne.
Sam Tretheway, SproutX General Manager, and Andrew Lai, Accelerator Director, introduced […]

Food Source Victoria

Food Source Victoria is a $20 million Victorian Government initiative to assist regional food businesses to grow.
The Food Source program helps boost exports, build industry capabilities and create jobs in regional Victoria. It encourages food producers and their supply chain to work together to add value to food grown and […]

Insect Protein – a small but growing market

Source: NOSH (
Insect protein is a small but growing market in the U.S., expected to exceed $50 million within the next five years, according to a report from Global Market Insights.
Last month, Aspire Food Group, a cricket farmer and insect protein ingredient supplier for food products, announced that it had […]

Scientists grew the first vegetables in Antarctica without soil or sunlight

Story from Quartz (
A group of German scientists stationed in Antarctica have successfully grown vegetables in a specially designed sunless, soilless environment. Working out of a shipping container-sized lab in an otherwise barren snowscape, the team gathered about 8 pounds (3.6 kg) of produce from their first yield, the […]

Internet of Things Symposium – Monash University, Clayton

Thursday 22 March 2018
Are you ready for the next industrial revolution?
Come and see first hand how the convergence of physical digital systems are causing massive transformations in the way manufactures create, service and operate in their new, smart, connected matrix.
This event has been sparked by global technology trends entitled […]

Victorian Healthy Eating Enterprise

Healthy eating is a fundamental part of our lives, significantly impacting the health of individuals and that of our community. Healthy eating helps to prevent and reduce the risk of heart disease, type II diabetes and some cancers, and contributes to a robust workforce.

The Victorian Healthy Eating Enterprise (VHEE) is […]

Food Innovation – International links

New Zealand Food Innovation Network
Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand
Food Innovation and Resource Centre, Singapore
Nebraska Innovation Campus Food Innovation Center
Food Innovation Network, UK  
New Food Innovation Ltd, UK
Park Royal Food Innovation Centre, London
University of Nottingham Food Innovation Centre
Cargills European Food Innovation Center, Belgium
European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT Food)
Food Innovation, Norway
Oregon State University Food Innovation […]