Victorian Food Innovation Network

Food Drying Technology Short Course 14-15 March

14-15 March 2018 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
CSIRO’s food innovation centre, 671 Sneydes Rd, Werribee
Register before 7 March 2018
About the event
Drying is one of the most frequently used operations across the food processing sector and is critical to the safety, quality and functionality of many food products and ingredients. However, […]

RMIT Food Research and Innovation Centre

The Food Research and Innovation Centre is a world-class facility that helps Australian businesses develop and market innovative, high value products for the global marketplace.
The RMIT Food Research and Innovation Centre is a Registered Service Provider for the Food Innovation Voucher program.
Food Research and Innovation Centre facilities

RMIT is the top provider […]

Monash Food Innovation Centre

The Monash Food Innovation Centre (FIC) in Clayton is focused on the survival and renewal of the Australian food sector by collaborating with businesses to build a brighter future in food manufacturing. The Centre is an industry shared world class facility operated by industry and innovation practitioners.
The Monash Food Innovation Centre is a Registered Service Provider for the Food Innovation Voucher program.

In 2017, the […]

mobiletech primary industries 2018

Innovation through Smart Data – 6th Annual Summit
27-28 March 2018
MobileTECH is one of New Zealand’s largest agritech events.
MobileTECH brings together over 300 technology leaders, innovative developers, early adopters and the next generation of primary industry operators.
MobileTECH 2018 will showcase the digital technologies transforming the agricultural, horticultural and forestry […]

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 […]

Food Innovation Vouchers

Vouchers can be used to access facilities, services, advice or expertise from approved service providers. There are two levels of funding:
1. Early stage feasibility and testing:
For a problem that needs an innovative solution.
Applicant is required to contribute at least one hour of time in-kind for every $1000 of voucher […]

Altering ingredients to increase nutrition

Case study
The applicant is a producer and manufacturer of cereals in Victoria. The company’s business plan is to increase its brand position as a health food company, and wants to increase the nutrition density in its cereals.
The company is aware that some Australians are lacking in Vitamin B12 and magnesium. […]

CSIRO’s food innovation centre for industry

Scientist in white coat working in laboratory

CSIRO’s food innovation centre makes it easy for food, ingredient and equipment manufacturing companies to access extensive expertise, technologies and support in innovation. From adopting innovative technologies and improving process efficiency to creating high value products for new markets, the centre’s staff partner with industry every day.

CSIRO’s food innovation centre has […]

Food processing and value chain development in Indonesia

The Australia-Indonesia Centre
The Australia-Indonesia Centre is supported through federal funding from Australia’s Department of Education and Training and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with the support of Indonesia’s Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education.
The Centre, hosted by Monash University, is a collaboration between Monash University, the Australian National […]

Fresh vending innovation

Case study
The applicant makes and distributes fresh nori rolls (sushi) to retail outlets, including cafes, school canteens, train station kiosks, hospitals, recreation facilities and universities.
After a trip to Japan, the applicant has an idea to develop and pilot a vending machine to supply fresh nori rolls, most of which meet […]